Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

This research paper from 2009 looks at a number of tipping points where we could see a point of no return for continents and the globe. Our planet’s biodiversity loss, climate change, ocean acidification, ozone damage and fresh water use are just some of the serious environmental threats these scientists look at. It is even more relevant now and a lot more urgent for governments across the globe to take heed of this unequivocal science.

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