“We can’t let them die, Dada.”

This was my son Austen’s response upon learning that global warming was melting the polar ice caps and endangering his beloved polar bears.

I told him he was right—we cannot let them die, but fixing this is really complicated.

“No it isn’t…We just have to make a giant freezer, like a really, really big one, and put it over the North Pole.”

I asked him if he thought we could pull that off.

“Of course we can, Dada!”

Friends of The Nature Museum (TNM), this is why I am optimistic about our future…

Andrew Tolve serves on the board of The Nature Museum and recently shared what motivates him to support the museum.


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