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The Pioneers

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

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Cheese Brings Fresh Hope in Georgia

Mercy Corps support for businesses like Tsezari’s cheese factory is helping much more than people’s livelihoods in Georgia. It is bringing a real sense of hope and pride to entire communities.

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Winter in Glen Lyon

One of my favourite John Muir quotes says that ‘everyone needs beauty as well as bread.’ I have learned from these past years in Glen Lyon that wild places have the power to heal and transform as well as inspire.

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Aubrey manning

A Lifetime in Conservation

Although immensely frustrated by the reckless degradation of wildlife habitats and the wider environment, Manning remains ‘a fan of the human species’ and is convinced that we can find a better balance with nature. “I always think of the words Plato ascribed to Socrates: ‘Without love there is no wisdom, only learning’ and we have to learn to love the natural world,” he says.

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