We only have one Earth, yet our global population is currently using the equivalent of 1.5 planets to provide the resources we consume. If everyone alive in the world today had a similar lifestyle as the average citizen in the USA or Western Europe, we would need more than 5 planets to meet our demands.
This, plus a rapidly growing world population means our planet is really being squeezed. Communities across the world are increasingly recognising these issues and accepting that there is a moral imperative and urgent need to achieve sustainability and take environmental issues seriously.
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