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Mother Earth week 1 - Mother Earth While nongovernmental...

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Mother Earth While nongovernmental organizations are striving hard to provide solutions to the deterioration of the global environment, there is evidence that countries run by a variety of political systems are not doing enough to slow the process down. For example, nearly half the world's original forests (especially rainforest with their vast biological diversity) have been lost. In addition, rising greenhouse emissions are causing global warming according to a majority of internationally recognized scientists and surveys. Also, once abundant non-renewable natural resources have been over-exploited since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution – demand continues to increase as the finite supply is being decreased. This all leads to this planet's natural ecosystem as a whole is being degraded, as well as its ability to regenerate vital bio-capacity. Thus, the overall result of this degradation is the planet is more likely to be unable to sustain life as we know it today. Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs
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  • Spring '11
  • Sharp
  • Natural environment, Greenpeace, independent global campaigning, vast biological diversity, internationally recognized scientists, toxic free future

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