Oil drilling and coal mining are killing endangered wildlife, polluting rivers, creating smog over wilderness areas and blocking wildlife corridors in America's most treasured landscapes.
I had in mind a message, although I hope it doesn't intrude too badly, persuading Americans, and especially Southerners, of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.
If we bring together the right people, communities can flourish and wildlife can survive alongside them.
Almost all these hotspots around the world, most have been destroyed to the point where there is no wildlife and very little of the natural world left.
We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas.
I'm not an extreme tree-hugger. I do believe trees grow and are a useful agricultural product that can be harvested without damaging the ecology and wildlife.
We have been far too aggressive about extracting ocean wildlife, not appreciating that there are limits and even points of no return.
It's so fantastic that Prince William has championed African wildlife. He's putting his back into it - and one thing the royal family is brilliant at is getting people to cough up.
Well, my son really loves wildlife. And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell him there probably won't any by the time... he's my age. That's kinda hard to deal with.
Americans think African writers will write about the exotic, about wildlife, poverty, maybe AIDS. They come to Africa and African books with certain expectations.
Steve was so wonderful to bring wildlife into our living rooms and let us see that animals we used to be afraid of are so important.
Striking a balance between wildlife conservation and wind energy development starts with understanding threats to eagle populations and how our actions, including operating wind farms, are affecting them.
With Dad, he was the ultimate wildlife warrior, and we admired him more than anything.
Yellowstone wildlife is treasured. We understand that. We'll manage them in a way that addresses that sensitivity.
When I arrived on the planet, there were only two billion. Wildlife was more abundant, we were less so; now the situation is reversed.