Number of plastic bags produced
Worldwide, this year
There’s a blue little planet floating in outer space. It’s the 3rd planet from the sun. It’s very special. Right now, it’s the only planet in the solar system that shows signs of Intelligent Life. It has everything life needs to flourish: water, sunlight, oxygen and a very stable inner core. This planet is our Mother Earth.
We call it Mother Earth because like our own mothers, it takes care of us and sustains us. It gives us water to drink, food to eat and air to breathe.
Are we loving it back the way we should be doing?
Right now, our planet is not doing so well. Our population has boomed and there is an estimated 7.3 billion people living on Earth…. And growing.
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With that number of people, it follows that there are more people who use Mother Earth’s natural resources. We need more water, more fish and animals to eat and more land to live on. We mine more minerals, fossil fuel and oil. As our lifestyles become more advanced, we use up more energy, produce more trash and release more pollution into the atmosphere. 7.3 billion people need MORE from Mother Earth. The fact is, our planet cannot replenish the natural resources faster than we take it – and there are some resources, like water and oil, that cannot be replenished at all. Once we use it all up…. It’s gone.
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These are just some examples. There are lots more.
Check out our other articles about the environment and find out what you can do in your own little way.
We need to heal Mother Earth for your generation and those who will come after you.
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