…meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
We do not inherit the earth from our parents; we borrow it from our children.
Today, at school, there was a Campus Clean-up at my middle school in which my friend, Roma, and I teamed up to clean the nature trail (which is beyond gorgeous) and the land around our school (we walked all the way around) Together we filled a large, orange trash bag up half-way. Go us! We were rewarded with pizza and lemonade, and after that the both of us, along with everyone else who showed up, shoveled gravel onto the places on our campus that needed it. For THAT we were rewarded with truck rides around the school, thanks to an awesome 6th grade math teacher.
Enough about me though, to the environment! This is copied from a slide that a public environmentalist speaker presented to the school.