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Little Book of Big Ideas

Down in Cornwall in deepest, darkest England is a place we love to visit.

The Eden Project is an amazing place. It’s a converted China clay pit that has been turned into an Eco paradise. They had to create the soil from scratch using composting. It’s a real environmental inspiration.

On one of our visits I picked up this wee book.

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It’s full of useful ideas and big thoughts.

One specifically influenced me.

Coming here today, I have no hidden agenda. I am fighting for my future…
At school you teach us not to fight with others, to work things out, to respect others, to clean up our mess, not to hurt creatures, to share and not be greedy.
Then why do you go out and do those things you teach us not to do?

Severn Cullis-Suzuki (aged 12) addressing the Rio Earth Summit, June 1992

Fourteen years ago this young woman addressed the Rio Earth Summit.

And she’s still doing good today.
Severn Cullis Suzuki

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