83.9 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, July 2, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesThe Potential for Ecological Tragedy

The Potential for Ecological Tragedy

Dear Source:
Environmental preservation, natural beauty and open space are becoming more of an ideal instead of a reality. Indigenous animal and sea life are endangered, the ecosystem is mindlessly being destroyed while over-development and greed for the dollar is becoming tragically more important than the quality of life for the Virgin Island community and it's future generations. We are trustees of nature, not it's owners, and we will pay for its destruction.

A. de la Cruz
Austin, Texas

Editor's note: We welcome and encourage readers to keep the dialogue going by responding to Source commentary. Letters should be e-mailed with name and place of residence to source@viaccess.net.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,756FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Dear Source:
Environmental preservation, natural beauty and open space are becoming more of an ideal instead of a reality. Indigenous animal and sea life are endangered, the ecosystem is mindlessly being destroyed while over-development and greed for the dollar is becoming tragically more important than the quality of life for the Virgin Island community and it's future generations. We are trustees of nature, not it's owners, and we will pay for its destruction.

A. de la Cruz
Austin, Texas

Editor's note: We welcome and encourage readers to keep the dialogue going by responding to Source commentary. Letters should be e-mailed with name and place of residence to source@viaccess.net.