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5 Ways Nature Can Help Us Meet the Population Challenge


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, humans, nature, population, protection )

Cher
- 280 days ago - blog.conservation.org
Population expansion is not inherently a bad thing. Every community and every country has the right to grow and prosper. However, we need to get smart about living within planetary boundaries and making the health of nature's systems one of our



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Tim C. (1532)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 8:24 am
ty
 

Kit B. (277)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 8:25 am

So far the last couple of years do show a stabilization of the world's population, which is a hopeful sign. We still have a LOT of people to feed on this planet.
 

Elle B. (80)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 8:34 am
Ty ...

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life." ―Rachel Carson

"If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is Nature's way." ―Aristotle

" ...recognize and respect Earth’s beautiful systems of balance, between the presence of animals on land, the fish in the sea, birds in the air, mankind, water, air, and land. Most importantly there must always be awareness of the actions by people that can disturb this precious balance." ― Margaret Mead

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” ― John Muir

"And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything."
―William Shakespeare
 

Carol D. (98)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 11:55 am
population expansion would not be so bad if they stopped using so much stuff that pollutes the earth and leave the forests and wild animals alone but they dont because man is greedy



noted
 

Anne F. (17)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 5:43 pm
We can improve human living conditions by protecting nature. But the small amount of arable land needs to be protected. More human population is not inevitable nor desirable. Let's spread contraception and protect women's rights.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 6:48 pm
noted, thank you Cher
 

GGmaSheila D. (89)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:15 am
Thank you. Good info and leaves room for thought - ways everyday people can do their share of helping the planet.
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:02 am
The nature and us are interlinked
 

Barbara D. (107)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:24 am
Frankly, Scarlett............. Pretty mild-mannered article for the magnitude of the problem!
 

Maria S. (103)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:33 am
Noted. We should all at least try to do our part for the better world and for future generations.
Thanks Cher!
 
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