Our planet’s very fiber and fabric of life is being destroyed so fast today scientists from around the world have issued two dire warnings to humanity, our health and all life on Earth is at stake. Either we are not listening or it's our selfish ignorance of the needs of our living planet and others.
There's just one solution we can count on today —making our planet's health our first and foremost responsibly, by living just and sustainable, as one people and planet. This is our challenge today, as tomorrow will be too late to assure our children's future health and justice is better, not worse than today!
Preserving the HEALTH of our planet’s life-sustaining capacity is the most important work of our day!
Just as we have come to understand the great importance of our own HEALTH we now know that our growing numbers and unsustainable consumption (lifestyles) have begun to manifest its great destruction of life and property around the world.
While the implications of climate warming might come to mind it pales in comparison to physical damage past and present being cause to our planet’s life-sustaining capacity.
Regardless of what science or technology achieves we will never return to greener, healthier times unless we recognize the great URGENCY of our day and work to make the necessary lifestyle changes to reduce our wasteful consumption (excessive and destructive).
In 30 short years by 2046 our planet will be home to 2 billion more people and 3 billion more global consumers like us in the developed world. This alone should be cause for alarm. We think so!
Please agree with us.
* We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
-- Aldo Leopold
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