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I Did Not Have Children to Bestow Unto Them a Dying Planet

Kai at the Great Barrier Reef in 2010

Valclav Havel says hope is the “ability to work on something because it is good, not because it has a chance to succeed.”

When I took three-year-old Kai to the Great Barrier Reef in 2010, I didn’t know I had brought him to his first graveyard. He won’t remember us standing on…

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Michele Bigley

Michele Bigley

Award-winning writer specializing in regenerative travel, environmental solutions and parenting. Michele’s writing a book about mothering in the Anthropocene.