Resolving a Worldwide Conflict
The mission of Nurture Nature Foundation
(NNF) is to help in resolving what is possibly the most serious
challenge the world faces today: the intensifying conflict between the
indispensable goals of environmental protection and economic
We must have both but they are frequently in conflict with each
other, for reasons that are understandable but difficult to resolve.
No one would deliberately destroy the environment. But business
organizations properly exist to make money. In the face of competition,
they often resist environmental goals they see as threatening their
ability to remain competitive and profitable.
We see development that is sustainable as the most workable solution
to the conflict between environment and development. It promotes
protection of the environment, while simultaneously encouraging
Ted Kheel (1914-2010), who devoted most of his life to resolving conflicts, founded NNF and worked for more than a decade and a half to further its mission, to seek ways to address the conflict between environmental protection and economic development.
|To read about Robert Rauschenberg and the Environmental Crisis, or to purchase the catalog for the exhibit on that subject, click here.
To purchase Rauschenberg art prints, with the proceeds going to NNF, click here.