Why Flowers Are Important
I view photography as a tool to help me accomplish two main goals. My primary goal is to raise awareness about the challenging issues related to nature in our modern technology-focused society.
Research data tells us that people value nature and our natural resources less today than any previous time in history. I suspect this is because many people are being insulated from nature as part of their everyday life routines.
My secondary goal is to inspire people to connect with nature and get involved in their local communities. I believe that people protect what they love. If we can help people understand the issues, then many of the right actions will be taken because the vast majority of people care about things that matter to them. It has been scientifically proven that when people spend time outside, their health improves and their sense of wellbeing is better too.
If we can get people connected to nature in a positive and meaningful way in our over-busy technology-centric world, I believe that we have a better chance of protecting and conserving our natural resources for ourselves and future generations.
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My passion areas include trees, flowers, and the vast landscapes in national parks. There is no world for humans without trees, flowers, and habitats for wildlife. Trees, flowers, and wildlife are more critical to humanities long-term survival than most people realize. In the section below, I share some key reasons why flowers are important and nice to have in our personal living spaces.
WHY ARE FLOWERS IMPORTANT?
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