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All around the world right now, millions of young people are literally marching on the streets to demand change for this world. Let that sink in a moment. Young people. Trying to change the world. Not yet adults. Children. 

Our best chance of stopping the cascading collapse in ecosystems that current economic practice is leading to is by helping these children. Many believe natural ecosystems are linear in their behaviour, but this is simply not true. Linear behaviours are the macroscopic effect of a well balanced system in harmony.

1.5Billion lives

1.5 Billion depend upon Himalayan glacier water.

Everyone will be affected by climate change and ecological collapse, but the global south as is so often the case, will suffer most.

 

1.5 Billion people depend on six rivers that are fed entirely by the Himalayan glaciers. No glaciers, no summer water flows. No summer water flows - no food.

 

That is no food, for1.5 Billion people. 

If the suffering of so many is not of concern to you, not enough reason to join the call to action, then I ask you this: Do You think those 1.5 billion starving people will just stay there? All food will be affected.

90% of the human food chain depends upon bee pollinators.

The Foundation Of Food

90% of the human food chain depends upon bee pollinators. Bees perform about 80% of all pollination worldwide. If you like fruit, nuts and vegetables you should care about bees.

The U.S lost over 40% of its honeybees last year, and this has been an increasing annual trend since we started studying bee population collapses in 2006. Some U.S beekeepers reported collapses of 90% in their bee colonies last year.

This year the Russian Government states that over 39,600 bee colonies in the country completely collapsed (meaning they cannot recover). 

In 2017 the United Nations warned that 40 per cent of invertebrate pollinators - particularly bees and butterflies - risk global extinction, yet the main cause of their collapse (artificial insecticides and chemical fertiliser) has not been banned.

Land

Africa is an essential part of preserving our natural world and rebuilding the paradise this planet once was. If we are to really change the world, it must be lead by Africa. This crisis many be the biggest mankind has ever faced, but it also offers the incredible opportunity for complete transformation. If we do this right, we can emerge from this crisis into a sustainable and more equal world. With what is relatively little investment for the developed world, but huge investment for African nations, we can help the developing world become completely sustainable from the start, both economically and ecologically. Many are already far ahead of western nations and cities, but for clean energy and scale they will need help. for example by banning plastic.

enabling destruction

network of 94 of the world’s biggest cities, released a report in June estimating how much consumerism drives the climate crisis.

The results were staggering: In just 94 cities, where a combined 700 million live, the consumption of goods and services “including food, clothing, aviation, electronics, construction and vehicles” is responsible for 10 percent of global greenhouse gases. That is nearly double the emissions from every building in the entire world.

The Oceans

Africa is an essential part of preserving the natural world and letting the planet recover to the paradise it once was. This crisis many be the biggest mankind has ever faced, but it offers an incredible opportunity for complete socio economic transformation. 

 

If we do this right, we can emerge from this crisis into a sustainable and shared world beyond the colonial legacy of the past. 

 

The exploitation of land and natural resources by powerful multinationals and individuals is a product of man's colonial past. Through the stealing of land from other nations, tribal peoples and the poor, western nations have built their riches on the back of the global south while forcing them to operate within a system that virtually guarantees their prolonged poverty.

 

With what is relatively little investment for the developed world, but huge investment for developing nations, we can help the developing world build completely sustainable infrastructure from the start, both economically and ecologically. Many are already far ahead of western nations and cities, for example by banning plastic but for clean energy and transport they will need help to scale.

BioDiversity

Over 70% of world biodiversity is concentrated in just these areas.

We must protect these areas as our highest priority protecting our planet and recovering its forests. This should begin with a ban upon all industrial operations in these areas but we must also monitor animal populations closely while banning the use of all chemicals and fertilisers that are harmful to animals and insects

90% of the human food chain depends upon bee pollinators.

BioDiversity

It is important to take away all restrictions to the people working for ecological and environmental sustainability today. They should have freedom of movement and protection equal to that of diplomats, since their work is at the very least as important and the threat to their lives in many cases much more severe. 

 

We have to massively increase our funding of wildlife recovery centres and field working teams who manage major reserves to protect animals from poaching. These teams will be given the resources to expand their territories each and every year and given more resources according to the amount of new habitat successfully developed and maintained, meaning a fast recovering site is given even more resources to ensure it is maintained as well as possible. This will see some miracles of recovery that change our perception of how rapidly we can recover our ecological systems. 

BioDiversity

Africa is an essential part of preserving our natural world and rebuilding the paradise this planet once was. If we are to really change the world, it must be lead by Africa. This crisis many be the biggest mankind has ever faced, but it also offers the incredible opportunity for complete transformation. If we do this right, we can emerge from this crisis into a sustainable and more equal world. With what is relatively little investment for the developed world, but huge investment for African nations, we can help the developing world become completely sustainable from the start, both economically and ecologically. Many are already far ahead of western nations and cities, but for clean energy and scale they will need help. for example by banning plastic.

But now they are standing up...

and demanding we change

Women Are Leading

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A Call to the People

“Insects make up about two-thirds of all life on Earth [but] there has been some kind of horrific decline, We appear to be making vast tracts of land inhospitable to most forms of life, and are currently on course for ecological Armageddon. If we lose the insects then everything is going to collapse.” -

Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology and specialist in the ecology, behaviour and conservation of pollinators at Sussex University, UK

and Stealing Their Future.

to Rise Against the System

that is Destroying the Planet

Sustainability is the only growth model that can work, because by definition, everything else is unsustainable. 

One Girl Stood Up
Crossing the Ocean
to Unite those Who Care
and Expose those Who Don't

For way too long, the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything to fight the climate crisis, but we will make sure that they will not get away with it any longer.

- Greta Thunberg

now Million Are Standing

To Change Our Direction
and Call Out For Help
from Those Who Don't Fear
The Ones Who Protect
The System Destroying
Mother Earth
A Living Planet
What Is Your Answer
69 of the richest 100 entities on the planet are corporations, not governments.

“We are essentially destroying the very life support systems that allow us to sustain our existence on the planet, along with all the other life on the planet,” Lister said. “It is just horrifying to watch us decimate the natural world like this.”

If YOU WANT TO HELP THEM

ACT NOW

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In the International System of Units, the prefix “giga” means 109, or one billion (1,000,000,000). Hence terms like “gigawatt” or “gigahertz.” Thus, a gigaton is equivalent to a billion metric tons.

A male African elephant might weigh, at most, 6.8 metric tons, according to the San Diego Zoo. So a gigaton is well over a hundred million African elephants.

recent scientific paper estimated the total annual loss for Antarctica at 159 gigatons

Orangutan

There are now only

Orangutans have lost well over 80% of their habitat in the last 20 years.

If we do not act now there will soon be nowhere left for orangutans to live. The main threats to their survival are our use of palm oil, deforestation, poaching and hunting.

 

While Orangutans habitats are affected by numerous human activities, nothing compares to the amount of land being bulldozed by palm oil plantations right now. Palm plantations destroy thousands of hectares in pursuit of massive profits that cost the lives of many highly intelligent and endangered orangutans.  

 

Recent headlines reported how one palm oil firm hunted down orangutans while expanding their cash crop production. 

Government are meant to control heavy industry and help to protect natural resources, habitats and animal populations, but in recent years many of the most harmful human activities have been carried out with full government knowledge, open involvement or unofficial support.

We must stop this. 

80% of river plastic pollution entering the ocean comes from just 1000 rivers.

rivers

Rivers annually emit between 1.15 and 2.41 million metric tons of plastic to the oceans.

 

80% of river plastic pollution entering the world's oceans stem from 1000 rivers.

"You think the numbers can’t be that high, but unfortunately they are.”

Orangutan

Over 100,000 Bornean orangutans killed between 1999 and 2015

The Bornean population of Orangutans was monitored by an international team of conservationists who compiled one of the most comprehensive reports yet on the animals, which in 2016 were declared “critically endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

 

“I expected to see a fairly steep decline, but I did not anticipate it would be this large,” said Serge Wich, a co-author on the report at Liverpool John Moores University.

 

“When we did the analyses, we ran them again and again to figure out if we had made a mistake somewhere. You think the numbers can’t be that high, but unfortunately they are.”

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Love the purpose.
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