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Ian Carey: The Great Economy Versus Environment Myth

Ian Carey: The Great Economy Versus Environment Myth | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

"Environmentalism, in some circles, is still thought to be only about protecting trees and cuddly animals instead of trying to protect the environmental conditions necessary to ensure the health of people all over the world." ... "Perhaps it's time for Canada, and much of the rest of the world, to start looking at the long term implications of a damaged environment when mapping out their current economic strategies."

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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA) | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.
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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 6, 11:00 PM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.

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‘Emergency’ on a global scale - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za

‘Emergency’ on a global scale - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

London - Leading scientists have called on the upcoming Rio Summit to grapple with environmental ills that they said pointed to “a humanitarian emergency on a global scale.”

In a “State of the Planet” declaration issued after a four-day conference, the scientists said Earth was now facing unprecedented challenges, from water stress, pollution and species loss to spiralling demands for food.

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Food security focus fuels new worries over crop chemicals

Food security focus fuels new worries over crop chemicals | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Scientists, environmentalists and farm advocates are pressing the question about whether rewards of the trend toward using more and more crop chemicals are worth the risks, as the agricultural...
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