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THESE 8 AMBITIOUS ECOLOGICAL PROJECTS are Helping to Heal the World

By Brandon Wiggins in Global Citizen

Thriving ecosystems can better support marine and animal life, provide local jobs and food, and reduce carbon emissions. The United Nations considers life on land and life below water to be two of its Global Goals for Sustainable Development. You can join us in taking action on this and related issues here.

About 1 million animal and plant species worldwide are at risk of extinction, many within the next few decades, according to a report the UN released last May. Around three-quarters of land-based environments and two-thirds of marine environments have been “significantly altered” and degraded by human activity, the report found. To make matters worse, the world consumes more than 100 billion metric tons of materials through resource extraction every year, a rate that vastly exceeds the planet’s ability to regenerate. CLICK TO CONTINUE

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