“All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.” – Adam Smith
Sustainability is the process of maintaining change in a balanced environment, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world’s large lakes
This alert from the Alliance of World Scientists (AWS) brings to light disturbing evidence from studies pertaining to the ecosystems of the world’s large lakes. Here is an excerpt from the article’s abstract: “Large lakes of the world are habitats for diverse species, including endemic taxa, and are valuable resources that provide humanity with many […]