Jim Fowler - Quotes

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The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans. ---->>>

The other thing is quality of life; if you have a place where you can go and have a picnic with your family, it doesn't matter if it's a recession or not, you can include that in your quality of life. ---->>>

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go around talking about saving plants and animals only; we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go around talking about saving plants and animals only; we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.

The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry. ---->>>

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it. ---->>>

The biggest challenge is how to affect public attitudes and make people care.

The biggest challenge is how to affect public attitudes and make people care.

How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security. ---->>>

I don't want to save a creek for the creek's sake, but what's in it for human beings. ---->>>

There's no denying that television is one of the most powerful propaganda media we've ever invented. ---->>>

My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures thorugh the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants. ---->>>

I'm a little different from all those conservation types. ---->>>

Then a neighbor, Mr Smith, had a dairy cow and an couple bulls. He showed me how to bluff a bull. ---->>>

Johnny Carson started the jokes about me and Marlin in his monologues. ---->>>

I had travelled pretty widely around the world even before then, so I knew where to go to film wildlife. ---->>>

Somali is turning into a desert. Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato, it's so crowded. ---->>>

Sooner or later we've got to tie the saving of the natural world to our own public welfare. ---->>>

We used to play baseball back in that field and keep an eye out for the bulls. ---->>>

Haiti looks like a bomb hit it. ---->>>

Preserving a river or a creek can bring a lot of revenue. ---->>>

The Zambesi is a big river; there's no crocodiles on 4 Mile Run. ---->>>

There's no country in the world that's more devastated from natural resources than Afghanistan. ---->>>

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature. ---->>>

According to Johnny Carson, I was the guy who Marlon sent out to do all the dirty work. ---->>>

That's really the challenge of this century, to develop spokespeople. ---->>>

Along 4 Mile Run, there was a nice woods down in front of the house. I used to run around there. ---->>>

But I'll tell you what, there was a lot of farmland between Falls Church and Washington. ---->>>

Everybody has a camcorder now, and they exploit these incidents and blow them all out of proportion. ---->>>

I always said it was to be dumb enough to do what Marlon Perkins said to do. ---->>>

I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School. ---->>>

Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans. ---->>>

My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey. ---->>>

Marlon was more of a formal zoo director type. ---->>>

We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University Park. ---->>>

Almost all these hotspots around the world, most have been destroyed to the point where there is no wildlife and very little of the natural world left. ---->>>

I remember very much there in Falls Church there was a creek that was flowing down into 4 Mile Run. I believe it's now covered up where it goes under Columbia Street. I found a whole family of weasels down there. ---->>>

I was amazed at the house that I grew up in; it looks practically identical to the way it was, but I couldn't recognize it because of the size of the trees. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-09, 1932
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, U.S.
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Occupation: Scientist
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Jim Fowler (born April 9, 1932 in Albany, Georgia) is an American professional zoologist and host of the Emmy Award-winning television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. Fowler spent his youth in the town of Falls Church, Virginia exploring all things in nature in the stream valley of Four Mile Run near his family home (wikipedia)