Ecological News June 2019

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ENVIRONMENT: Green Technology: The Beginning Of The Turnaround? by Kalpesh Kumar

Every time our opposable thumbs press down on the pulse of the planet, the throb is weaker. The human race is unique amongst earth’s species in its ability to take endlessly for personal benefit, without giving back to the land. The trees, birds, animals and insects were here long before we had brick and mortar or knew how to use them, but we put our thumbs to fine use and created urban landscapes and concrete jungles. Industry brought the need for big corporations, bigger buildings, flatter roads and shinier buildings. We ignored the excess for decades before we pressed down on the pulse of the planet again only to find that perhaps we would not survive long unless lifestyles changed.
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