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How to post your letter

How do you feel when you think about the environment? Where do you find hope? Who do you want to receive your letter? In our inaugural collection of letters, Russian academic Anna Mazanik addressed her letter to an imprisoned environmental activist. German academic Daniel Münster addressed his letter to a farmer in southern India. Seth Peabody, a US scholar, addressed his to a CEO.

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We would love to see your vision, hear your response, or read your comment. You can send us an email, write us a letter, send us a photo of your letter, a postcard, leave a comment below or below every letter in the exhibition, a comment on our Facebook page, a or , or send us a picture of something that gives you hope via Instagram with #beyonddoomandgloom.

We invite you to respond to any of the letters in our collection, or to create a new one of your own. Feel free to post it with your name and contact information or to send it anonymously. We will publish a selection of responses.


We look forward to hearing from you!






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Our postal address is: Environment & Society Portal, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich, Leopoldstrasse 11a, 80802 Munich, GERMANY.

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Further reading

Qureshi, Huma. “Writing Letters to Complete Strangers Can Make the World a Better Place.The Guardian, 22 January 2013.