John A. Lanier

Ecocentricity Blog: Come on Down!

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I want to ask the exact same question of all of us, whether a gameshow contestant or just a normal person – why do so many people want a car?

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I want to ask the exact same question of all of us, whether a gameshow contestant or just a normal person – why do so many people want a car?

John A. Lanier Is Named Chairman of the Southface Board of Directors

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John A. Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, has been named Chairman of the Board for Southface

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John A. Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, has been named Chairman of the Board for Southface

Ecocentricity Blog: After the Storm

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Maria is estimated to have cost $90 billion in damages, which means its impact will be felt for a long time yet to come. Puerto Ricans won’t forget Maria for decades, if ever.

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Maria is estimated to have cost $90 billion in damages, which means its impact will be felt for a long time yet to come. Puerto Ricans won’t forget Maria for decades, if ever.

Ecocentricity Blog: We Should Start a Book Club!

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Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.

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Whether it’s from a sense of being nostalgic or old-fashioned, I’m not ready to see the end of page-turners. I still choose physical books over digital ones, and I bet I’m not alone.

Ecocentricity Blog: Leavers and Takers

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

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Ishmael’s compelling opening – TEACHER seeks pupil. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person.

Ecocentricity Blog: Don't Forget the Elephant

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Why does biodiversity matter? The answer is because the African elephant isn’t unique. Countless species on Earth form an integral and necessary part of their ecosystems.

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Why does biodiversity matter? The answer is because the African elephant isn’t unique. Countless species on Earth form an integral and necessary part of their ecosystems.

Ecocentricity Blog: What Does a Penguin Say?

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At the time, no one individual was to blame, and humans were not intentionally trying to wipe these birds off the face of the planet. The people of the day simply weren’t aware of how their collective actions were impacting the great auks.

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At the time, no one individual was to blame, and humans were not intentionally trying to wipe these birds off the face of the planet. The people of the day simply weren’t aware of how their collective actions were impacting the great auks.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Anthropocene Can Wait

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Solar cells imported into the United States will now face a tariff. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it could have been worse.

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Solar cells imported into the United States will now face a tariff. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it could have been worse.

Ecocentricity Blog: So What Epoch Is It Again?

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

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How about today? Is it still true that the natural world exists independently from human influence? Or, on the other hand, maybe human constructs have become so pervasive that our impacts are seen in every corner of the globe.

John Lanier to Keynote at Green Coast Council's Sustainability Summit

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January 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be the keynote speaker on Friday, January 26 for the Green Coast Council's Sustainability Summit in Mobile, Alabama.

Sessions at the Summit will cover topics such as sustainable business practices, eco-tourism, energy conservation, green infrastructure, aquaculture and local government tools for sustainable development. 

Click here for the conference agenda.

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