"If there are more and more environmental refugees, they are going to end up on your doorstep too."
"The environment is everything that isn't me."Nina Fedoroff on Albert Einstein
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."Nina Fedoroff on Margaret Mead
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."Nina Fedoroff on John Muir
"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."Nina Fedoroff on Henry David Thoreau
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."Nina Fedoroff on John Muir
"Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound, but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. And, although many concerns have been expressed about the potential for unexpected consequences, the unexpected effects that have been observed so far have been benign."
"Civilization depends on our expanding ability to produce food efficiently, which has markedly accelerated thanks to science and technology."