What they said

The New Indian Express - - XPLORE -

The ini­tial warn­ing, 25 years ago iden­ti­fied trends that needed to be re­versed to cur­tail en­vi­ron­men­tal de­struc­tion, in­clud­ing ozone de­ple­tion, for­est loss, cli­mate change and hu­man pop­u­la­tion growth. The re­search ar­ti­cle high­lighted the neg­a­tive global trends, in­clud­ing a 26 per cent re­duc­tion in the amount of fresh wa­ter avail­able per capita and a loss of nearly 300 mil­lion acres of forest­land. “World Sci­en­tists’ Warn­ing to Hu­man­ity: A Sec­ond No­tice”, BioS­cience.

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A boat es­cort­ing a stranded hump­back whale back to deeper wa­ters in Qi­dong in China’s eastern Jiangsu prov­ince |

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