By Catherine Haug, June 7, 2016 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons)
On this primary voting day for Montanans, we need to elect leaders who will guide and help us create a sustainable future. To this end, we can learn from others, important ideas and techniques.
Many are in denial that our current way of living and treating the planet is not sustainable, and delays progress. But there are others who have taken a leadership role in this primal work of restoring lands and water systems ruined by the hands of man.
One such important project comes from China’s Loess Plateau at the headwaters of the great Yellow River. Watch and be inspired by this documentary on YouTube. Short (10 minute) and long (52 minute) versions follow. (more…)