Our Natural World Needs to be Better Valued!

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History reveals that mankind only values natural assets if they produce a "quick return"! This runs counter to how our vitally important the natural World, upon which we are sorely dependent, operates. Equally mankind tends to be selfish viz "quick returns on the least possible cost for ME NOW"! That brings its own true cost &, ultimately, mankind's downfall!

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Soil and Water Pollution Kenya Photo: Tom Maruko. This is where lack of recycling is organised. Ocean Pollution, Environmental Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Environmental Issues, Save Our Earth, Save The Planet, Mundo Cruel, Rainforest Animals, Global Warming

Soil and Water Pollution, Kenya Mankind's "respect " for life, the Planet, upcoming generations & selves ! We are little better than rodents when we leave this in our wake ! What a legacy to our young and their future !

And spending our hard earned tax dollars at a record rate on class travel, lavish meals, more security than any EPA Director in history and an apartment owned by a company under his jurisdiction. World class crook and member of Trump's supersized swamp. Take Action, Republican Party, Social Justice, Climate Change, Just In Case, Work Hard, Self, Wisdom, How To Get

Pruitt signaled before his appointment he loathed the EPA and railed against it - now he is "nailing it to the cross"! He has dismantled many protective measures, sacked key staff, increased his personal spend, axed critical content on EPA site, etc. HE IS A TRAITOR ! He needs to GO NOW !

The walruses are telling us what the polar bears have told us and what many indi. Our Planet, Save The Planet, Planet Earth, Change The World, In This World, Save Our Earth, Our Environment, World Problems, Faith In Humanity

The walruses are telling us what the polar bears have told us and what many indigenous people have told us in the high Arctic, and that is that the Arctic environment is changing extremely rapidly and it is time for the rest of the world to take notice and also to take action to address the root causes of climate change" - BUT WILL MANKIND HEED THE WARNING THAT WE ARE HEADING FOR DEEP TROUBLE ?

Orangutan extends hand to 'rescue' man in snake-infested water during safari in Borneo. Animals Images, Cute Animals, Animal Pictures, Borneo Orangutan, Orangutan Monkey, Helping Hands, Jane Goodall, Natural World, Cat Memes

Orangutan Reaches Out to 'Rescue' Man

Orangutan extends hand to 'rescue' man in snake-infested water during safari in Borneo.

By the number of plant and vertebrate species losing more than half of their natural ranges will double if climate change causes global temperatures to rise by (C), rather than Alaska, Sound Science, Canada, World Leaders, Natural World, Polar Bear, Climate Change, Arctic, Sustainability

Trump administration takes first massive step for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - NationofChange

The Trump administration claims drilling in ANWR will help "our nation's energy demands and achieve energy dominance," but environmental groups strongly disagree.

New Titi Monkey Found: Fire-Tailed, With Sideburns Amphibians, Mammals, National Geographic, Pink River Dolphin, Mountainous Terrain, Amazon River, Pet Monkey, Vertebrates, Natural World

Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism

Brazil's government said late on Thursday it would suspend action on a decree opening a vast section of the Amazon rain forest to mining, backtracking in t

Catastrophic Wildfires Threaten Sydney, Australia, as Government Backs Coal - af. - The ENVIRONMENT # Climatechangeprotestsigns # Outdoorkitchenbars Bushfires In Australia, Port Macquarie, Australian Bush, Sea Level Rise, North Coast, The Clash, Sydney Australia, Gravure, Natural World

Catastrophic Wildfires Threaten Sydney, Australia, as Government Backs Coal

A new report finds that Australia’s emissions are increasing and there's no plan to rein them in.

Gold Miners Kill Indigenous Leader and Invade Protected Lands - ACHNews Imran Khan, Michael Jackson, Dubai, Phone Interviews, Man Kill, Amazon Rainforest, Image Caption, Bbc News, Investigations

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon

The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play.

She is only 16 and from a remote Brazilian village on the Tapajos River in the h. School Strike, Civil Disobedience, Fight For Us, Amazon Rainforest, United Nations, Greed, In The Heart, Nature Photography, Photography Tips

Brazil's answer to Greta Thunberg wants help protecting Amazon rainforest and its tribes

She is only 16 and from a remote Brazilian village on the Tapajos River in the heart of the Amazon, but her plea has been heard at the United Nations and the Vatican.

"For some of us, we will think back and remember how we used to do things before the ubiquitous presence of plastic, but many of us are young enough that we can’t visualize our lives without plastic encasing everything."(Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images) Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Colorful Fruit, Plastic Pollution, Our Planet, Folk, Ocean, Global Plastic, Active Engagement, Cheap Electronics

Opinion | Our Throw-Away Society

We are at a crossroads not just for the health of our planet, but also for the health of our society.

AMAZON WATCH » As the Brazilian Amazon Burns, Indigenous Peoples Take a Stand - here they witness the damage done by illegal miners on their reserve ! Us Border, Social Activities, Natural World, Ecology, Mother Earth, Climate Change, Environment, Take That, Amazon

As the Brazilian Amazon Burns, Indigenous Peoples Take a Stand

Last month Amazon Watch visited the Munduruku people in the Amazonian state of Pará, whose nation stretches the vast Tapajós River basin. Our stay in the contested Sawré Muybu territory was illustrative of the spiraling threats faced by Indigenous peoples in Bolsonaro’s Brazil.

The Lost City of Z (& the Mysterious Disappearance of Colonel Percy Fawcett) Miyazaki, Lost City Of Z, Indigenous Tribes, Archaeology News, Amazon Rainforest, Photosynthesis, Biomes, Natural World, Nature

Amazon deforestation is close to tipping point

Deforestation of the Amazon is about to reach a threshold beyond which the region's tropical rainforest may undergo irreversible changes that transform the landscape into degraded savanna with sparse, shrubby plant cover and low biodiversity. This warning derives from an editorial published in the journal Science Advances co-authored by Thomas Lovejoy, a professor at George Mason University in the United States, and Carlos Nobre, chair of Brazil's National Institute of Science & Technology…

Trump puts hold on this week’s decision to again allow trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe - The Washington Post Trophy Hunting, Forensics, Zimbabwe, Natural World, Hunter Boots, Hunts, Washington, Open Live, Environmental Issues

Trump puts hold on this week’s decision to again allow trophies from elephant hunts in Zimbabwe

The Trump administration is reversing a rule that banned the import of trophies from elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Scientists came to explore the fabled waters of the Arctic — but their work could also change its future. Sound Science, Our Values, Natural World, Social Justice, Oceans, Climate Change, Arctic, The Dreamers, Exploring

Scientists came to explore the fabled waters of the Arctic — but their work could also change its future.

The researchers examining the icy waters of the Northwest Passage faced a dilemma: By mapping the pristine region that’s only now becoming navigable because of climate change, they could be helping to eventually facilitate more tourism and shipping.