September 13th, 1990, The University of
Missouri in Saint Louis, began bestowing
awards for great strides in conservation
and environmental issues.
John Denver was the recipient of
their very first "World Ecology Award".
Among other prestigious
recipients are: Jacques Cousteau,
Dr. Jane Goodall, The Prince of Wales,
Harrison Ford &
Conservation International, among many
John gave a very heartfelt and inspiring
speech about the state of our world, and
what he hoped to achieve to help save the
earth, with the help of all mankind.
On this page, you can view the 22 minute
long speech he gave during that Ceremony
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