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Ever since I was a child, I have been very interested in nature and the environment. I have a B.S. degree in wildlife biology, and have worked as a zookeeper, wildlife biologist, and ecologist. I am conducting a brief survey of world leaders, government officials, religious leaders, corporate CEOs, environmental groups, wildlife experts, and others regarding nature and the environment. I am also very interested in religious views, customs, and beliefs from around the world, and the interactions between religion, culture, society, and the environment. This is something I am doing out of personal interest, and is not connected to any group or organization. I have been working on this project since the summer of 2006, and hope to eventually turn it into a book and/or documentary. I am hoping to make this into a global project, with responses from all segments of society. Feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions or comments. If you have not already done so, I hope that you will consider taking part in my project, and please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested! Thanks for stopping by!


January 10, 2009

Chen ErShan 陈 尔姗

Private citizen (China)

Today’s Date: 7 August 2008

1. What interaction with an animal and/or nature in your life has had the biggest impact on you?

i had traveled to some places which are very cold and high or dry and hot, which are hard for humans to live in. But u can always see plants big or tiny, the point is they are there, giving birth to their offsprings and other lives which are depending on them.

2. Did you have a favorite place in the great outdoors during your childhood?

I used to spend my spare time in my city’s zoo… I wish it belongs to “great outdoors”.

Now? I love the Namtso lake so far the most! It is one of the 3 holy lakes in tibet.

3. As a former zookeeper, I would love to know what your favorite animal is and why?

Giraffe! Their eyelashes are long and dense. And they appear gently and elegantly for the most time. Silence but won’t be ignored.

4. What do you think is the greatest environmental challenge facing us now, and what do you think will be the greatest challenge in the future?

Climate change. Still climate change.

5. If you could give one piece of advice regarding the environment and our natural resources, what would it be?

New clothes are fancy, but are not necessarily to buy all the time.

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