9 January, 2013 - The Guardian Environment - Tony Juniper:
-▶ Nature is not a drag on growth – its protection is an unavoidable prerequisite for sustaining economic development
The value of the carbon capture services which could be gained through halving the deforestation rate by 2030 is around $3.7 trillion
One of the greatest misconceptions of our time is the idea that there is somehow a choice between economic development and sustaining nature. ...environmental goals need to be scaled back to promote more growth.
The reality we inhabit is somewhat different, however. One hundred per cent of economic activity is dependent on the services and benefits provided by nature... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2013/jan/09/economy-nature
Guardian, November 27, 2013
-▶ PUTTING A PRICE ON NATURE WOULD BE DISASTROUS http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2013/nov/27/price-nature-markets-natural-capital
Our Finite World, October 31, 2013
-▶ SUSTAINABILITY: HOW HUMANS' ECONOMY DIFFERS FROM NATURES' http://ourfiniteworld.com/2013/10/31/sustainability-how-humans-economy-differs-from-natures/
Mongabay, December 10, 2013
-▶ AVERAGE AMERICAN CONSUMES 50,000 POUNDS OF RAW MATERIALS ANNUALLY FOR THE STUFF THEY BUY http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1210-dimitrova-raw-materials.html
Guardian Sutainable Business, March 1, 2013
-▶ PUT NATURE AT THE HEART OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICYMAKING http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/nature-heart-economic-social-policymaking
-▶ THE EVOLUTION OF BUSINESS: HOW A NEW BUSINESS ERA INSPIRED BY NATURE, NOT GREED, CAN BENEFIT US ALL http://sco.lt/6XU6Kn
-▶ HOW A SENSE OF SACRED CAN HELP SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - RESTORING VALUES http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3994926408/how-a-sense-of-sacred-can-help-sustainable-business-restoring-values
-▶ MONEY REALLY DOES GROW ON TREES http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3995135177/what-has-nature-ever-done-for-us-money-really-does-grow-on-trees
-▶ BUSINESS LEADERS CALL FOR ACTION TO VALUE NATURE http://sco.lt/7obEY5
-▶ BRINGING NATURE BACK INTO OUR LIVES -- AND THE WORK PLACE http://sco.lt/6g51Np
-▶ IF CHILDREN LOSE CONTACT WITH NATURE THEY WON'T FIGHT FOR IT http://sco.lt/99ejmT
"THE STORY OF SOLUTIONS"
Latest from Annie Leonard's "Story of Stuff"
Resolving the "Game of More"
-▶ 2012 IN RETROSPECT: AN OPEN LETTER TO HUMANITY, FROM MOTHER EARTH - Danielle Lanyard CSR Wire http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/638-2012-in-retrospect-an-open-letter-to-humanity-from-mother-earth
-▶ THE CRISIS OF CIVILISATION IS AN UNPRECEDENTED OPPORTUNITY. BUSINESS-AS-USUAL IS NOT SUSTAINABLE http://sco.lt/8wpytt
-▶ ARE WE FIT TO BE STEWARDS OF THE EARTH? http://sco.lt/77O1Nh
-▶ THE LOSS OF OCEAN SPECIES IS STAGGERING http://sco.lt/51LeCn
-▶ BANKRUPTING NATURE: DENYING OUR PLANETARY BOUNDARIES - Yale Global Online http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/bankrupting-nature-denying-our-planetary-boundaries
-▶ AN URGENT MEMO TO THE WORLD http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/an-urgent-memo-to-the-world/
-▶ -▶ -▶ AND FOR MUCH, MUCH, MUCH MORE -▶ -▶ -▶
-▶ OUR OCEANS NEED US http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us
-▶ YOUR FOOD, YOUR HEALTH: CORPORATIZING THE HEALTH OF OUR ENVIRONMENT, HUMANITY AND ALL LIFE UPON PLANET EARTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?page=2
-▶ BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE - A Healthy Biosphere Reflects in A Healthy Humanity http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life
-▶ GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE - What We're Doing and Not Doing http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet