When I think about nature's impact on me, I realize it has given me quite a lot. What it has shared includes a piece of my life perspective, a place to find and compose myself, and, to some extent, my health.
These are not minor things, and they have helped lead me to where I am. Perhaps this is why I feel a partnership with nature and a need to give back to it.
The following video also talks about a partnership with nature and how the natural world has given us both resources and the inspiration to use them. Check it out:
I found the video on an entry from Round Robin, which is the blog of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.