Saving the environment means also saving human beings

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saving the environment and human beings

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

I know, it's been said for a while that the Earth can no longer support human beings, and this idea seems fatalistic.

But it's a simple reality. We only have one living environment, one place to live, eat, drink and breathe!

Human beings and the environment are one and the same. It's an interrelated system. Humans influence the environment just as animals do, and the environment in turn influences them. But each with a different weight, of course. This is what we call an ecosystem.

More precisely, it's a collection of living beings interrelated with their environment. The components of the ecosystem develop dependencies, exchanging energy, information and matter to enable LIFE.

I have to tell you that I don't know of any animal that self-sabotages its living environment. In fact, some of them spend their lives caring for it, for their very 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 we do Being


We ask ourselves questions... real existential questions!

Why is it more important to spend time with our possessions, buying, maintaining, sorting and disposing of them than to spend quality time living and being. Simply being.

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

Nor do we know at what point human beings lost themselves in a pile of possessions. Overwhelmed by possessions. Thinking he was important enough to be able to drain the Earth of its resources to satisfy his many selfish desires.

Dust to dust

Of course, human beings have no choice but to consume the Earth's products.

Not just any old way, of course... Otherwise, of course, we'll run out... When we consume, we can ask ourselves a first question: can what I consume somehow return to OUR environment? And the second: if so, how long will it take?

If the answer to the first is no, you're in the clear... If the answer to the second is more than you know, you've just taken something away from future generations.

Plastic is a good example... it could return to the Earth but in 500 or 1000 years. Do you think that at the rate we're consuming, future generations are okay?

The same goes 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, once again, the basis is the 3R-V.

Even though today, we're adding such an important R. REFUSE. Refuse over-consumption, over-wrapping, gifts that don't correspond to our ecological values. The key is to consume intelligently things that can be composted or reused endlessly.

You don't have to be a scientist to understand that we're on the wrong track. Let's hope that every citizen and consumer (with all the power that implies) will become aware of their impact and the responsibilities that go with it!

Ecologically yours,


eco loco

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