Human activities threaten the Earth’s ability to sustain future generations, a survey into the state of the planet has concluded.
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, by 1,360 experts from 95 nations, says the way society has obtained its resources over the past 50 years has seriously degraded the environment.
The report also says a rising human population had polluted or over-exploited most ecosystems on which life depends, ranging from clean air to fresh water.
What do you think of the findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment? What can be done to reverse global decline?
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