Or they won't be mountaineers anymore.
Ultimately, it affects all of us. The mountains don't grow back the way replanted trees do, so consider the implications. It doesn't matter what faith you are, or what your beliefs are, but it does matter that there are people who do care and who are concerned about what's happening. Many thanks to Mr. Moyers and his staffers for permitting me to link to the archived transcript and movie.
Montani Semper Liberi.