October 14, 2010

Earth Cannot Keep Up with Human Plundering

Juliette Jowit, Guardian


Guardian

The Earth's population is using the equivalent of 1.5 planets' worth of natural resources, but the long-term decline of animal life appears to have been halted, a WWF report shows.

The latest Living Planet report, published today by the conservation group, also reveals the extent to which modern Western lifestyles are plundering natural resources from the tropics at record levels.

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TAGGED: Tropics, Earth, Resource Management

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