国家地理杂志[英文原版] January 2009 - PDF《Gold》 |
国家地理杂志[英文原版] January 2009 - PDF《Gold》
Our Good EarthI have just finished reading "Our Good Earth," and as I look out my window, I see earthmoving equipment, the construction of new highways, and new housing developments composed of 3,000-square-foot homes for families of four framed by tiny strips of lawn. It is as if Americans cannot cover up soil fast enough. All the while we moan about the need for more wheat, more corn, more sustainable farming. If we are truly to be part of the global community, it's time to walk our talk. Let's start by cherishing the precious scraps of earth beneath our own feet.