April 14, 2021, 7:00pm TED Circles: Nature Is Everywhere

How do you define “nature?” If we define it as that which is untouched by humans, then we won’t have any left, says environmental writer Emma Marris. She urges us to consider a new definition of nature — one that includes not only pristine wilderness but also the untended patches of plants growing in urban spaces — and encourages us to bring our children out to touch and tinker with it, so that one day they might love and protect it.

Please join TED Circles hosts Tammy Paige Goddard, Mai Shim, and fellow members of the TEDxMidAtlantic community. We’ll play the talk, and then break into smaller groups to discuss. We look forward to seeing you!


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