by MPD
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“I think every pet lover has an appreciation for nature — I’ve never met an animal lover who didn’t have some kind of connection to the natural world. I think having pets helps sensitize people to the natural world. I grew up with a house full of dogs. My mother was a great nature lover and taught us to have almost a religious sense of respect for the natural world.”

- Glenn Close discussing nature, animals and the natural world with the Huffington Post. Close recently took part in Mission Blue — a five-day conference aboard a ship in the Galapagos that brought together scientists, leaders, artists, concerned citizens and philanthropists to educate them about the problems facing our oceans. To read more of what Glenn had to say about her experience, jump on over to HuffingtonPost.com.