Selling the Protected Area Myth

Wider World–Focus on mission in the wider world using “Selling the Protected Area Myth” by Richard Coniff, a contributing opinion writer, in The New York Times, 6/10/18.  “[Change] will at times entail setting aside our profits and our precious convenience . . . But the alternative is to spend our lives in a world increasingly without wildlife.”  A related biblical theme:  “They will not hurt or destroy on all my holy mountain; for the earth will be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea” (Isaiah 11:9).  Read the article online or print it out at