“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” - Leo Tolstoy
Are we dependent on nature, or is nature dependent on us? We take care of nature (defined as plants, animals, the landscape and all the other features of the earth and its products - anything that is not made by humans). In turn, nature provides us the resources to meet our basic, and not so basic, needs. We take care of our environment so nature and we can thrive. The link between humans and nature is vital for our happiness.