Resilience Quotes (2 quotes)
In India, rice is grown below sea level in Kuttanad in Kerala and at above 3,000 meters in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. The importance of rice as the mainstay of a sustainable food security system will grow during this century because of climate change. No other cereal has the resilience of rice to grow under a wide range of growing conditions.
The Gaia Hypothesis asserts that Earths atmosphere is continually interacting with geology (the lithosphere). Earths cycling waters (the hydrosphere), and everything that lives (the biosphere). The image is that the atmosphere is a circulatory system for lifes bio-chemical interplay. If the atmosphere is pan of a larger whole that has some of the qualities of an organism, one of those qualities we must now pray for is resilience.