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Why does humanity destroy the planet?

It’s not a secret that we are destroying our planet with the speed of light. Some people understand how great the problem is, others simply refuse understanding it. The planet suffers and “woes”. let’s think over our future! Here’s a photo collection from the book «Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot».

The book is about the overpopulation and overshooting hazard the planet. In addition, there are quotes of famous ecologists and fighters for saving nature.

Surfing in Garbage, the island of Java (Indonesia)

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National Park in Oregon (USA), 99% deforestated

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Yellow River in Mongolia is so clogged that is impossible to breathe near it

 

 

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Ken River (oil field) is used in California since 1899

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Fire at oil platforms in Mexico, April 2010

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Piles of garbage in Bangladesh

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Indonesian forest turned into palm plantations

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A part of the Amazon jungle in Brazil burned for “repurpose”

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The biggest excavator in the world Bagger 288 is used to extract coal in Germany

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All our electronics in the end in most cases end in the Third World. Accra (Ghana)

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View on Mexico (20 million citizens)

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Albatross poisoned by plastic parts on the island of Midway (North Pacific)

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Greenhouses in Spain

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Alberta in Canada destroyed by mining and toxic waste

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Maldives sink under water due to global warming. The island will go under water in 50 years

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The mine “MIR”, Russia. This is a huge hole in the ground that is the largest diamond mine in the world.

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That’s how an iceberg is melting around Norway

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