We have already exceeded the Earth's "carrying capacity"Quicklink submitted by Laudyms Permalink
|About six months ago, the United Nations Environment Programme's fourth Global Environmental Outlook Report (GEO-4) concluded that we humans presently require 22 acres per person to support our global average lifestyle -- but, the report said, Earth has only 15 acres per person available. Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the future is no longer sustainable.|
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