Natural Resources

Why?
21 May 2010

Shedding light on the threats to our planet.

Our natural life-support systems are at risk because of

  • Climate change
    Mostly caused by our use of fossil fuels
  • Bad economics
    The way our economy works encourages more of the same
  • Injustice
    The people hit hardest by the loss of natural resources don't yet have the power to stop it happening.

By taking action now on these fronts we stand a better chance of protecting the Earth's natural systems - and we all stand to gain.

Food, farming and forests

Introduction to Friends of the Earth's work on food

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Why natural resources matter

Introduction to main threats to life on planet Earth

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