13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -nature
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13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -nature

Over some 60 million years, Homo sapiens has evolved into the dominant animal on the planet. However, in the last several centuries we’ve increasingly been using our relatively newly acquired power, especially our culturally evolved technologies, to deplete the natural capital of Earth — in particular its deep, rich agricultural soils, its groundwater stored during ice ages, and its biodiversity — as if there were no tomorrow.

Clear-cut Forest In British Columbia

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureGarth Lentz

Cattle Grazing In The Amazon

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureDaniel Beltra

Clear-cut Forest in Oregon

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureDaniel Dancer

Crop Fields In China

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureGoogle Earth/2014 Digital Globe

Dead Bird In Midway Atoll

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureChris Jordan

Greenhouses in Almeria, Spain

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureYann Arthus Bertrand

Kern Oil Field, California

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureMark Gamba/Corbis

Mexico City

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -naturePablo Lopez Luz

Oil Spill Fire, Gulf of Mexico

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureDaniel Beltra

Slum In Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureGoogle Earth/2014 Digital Globe

South City Mall in Kolkata, India

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureBrett Cole

Trash Wave In Java

13 Powerful Photos Of Overpopulation And Overconsumption -natureZak Noyle

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