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Saving the environment is equivalent to saving human beings



saving the environment and human beings

It's a strange title, but it's simply true.

I know, people have been saying for a while that the Earth is no longer able to support human beings and this idea seems fatalistic.

However, it is a simple reality. A living environment, a place to live, eat, drink and breathe, we only have one and only!

Human beings and the environment are one. It is an interconnected system. Humans influence the environment in the same way as animals do and the environment in turn influences them. But each with a different weight, obviously. This is called an ecosystem .

And more precisely, it is a set of living beings in interrelation with its environment. The components of the ecosystem develop dependencies, exchanges of energy, information and matter in order to enable LIFE.

I must tell you that I do not know of any animal that self-sabotages its living environment. Even that some spend their lives maintaining it, taking care of it, for their survival. Human beings are made a little differently. He was born with an ego... something few species have in common with him.

We spend more time shopping and maintaining our possessions than being


We ask ourselves questions... real existential questions!

How is it more important to spend time with our possessions, buying them, maintaining them, sorting them, getting rid of them than spending quality time living and being. Simply be.

Honestly, we haven't found an answer to this question. It's really nebulous.

We also don't know when the human being got lost among a pile of possessions. To invade oneself with possessions. To think that he was important enough to be capable of draining the Earth of its resources to satisfy his multiple selfish desires.

Dust you will return to dust

Obviously, human beings have no choice in consuming Earth's products.

Not just any way for example, oh no... Otherwise, well yes there will be a shortage... When we consume, we can ask ourselves a first question: can what I consume come back from in one way or another to OUR environment? And the second: if yes, in how long?

If the answer is no to the first, you are in the field... If the answer to the second exceeds your existence, you have just taken something away from future generations.

Plastic is a good example... it may return to Earth but in 500 or 1000 years . Do you think that at the rate we consume, future generations are ok?

Same thing for anything that generates greenhouse gases! Do you think that at the rate we consume, future generations will have an ozone layer?

reduce reuse recycle

So the basis is once again the 3R-V .

Even today, we add such an important R. REFUSE. Refuse overconsumption, overpackaging, gifts that do not correspond to our ecological values. The basis is to intelligently consume things that will compost or that can be reused endlessly.

No need to go through science to understand that we are on the wrong track. We will hope that every citizen and consumer ( with all the power that this implies ) will become aware of the impact they have and the responsibilities that go with it!

Ecologically yours


eco loco


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