March 30, 2005 A landmark study released today reveals that approximately 60 percent of the ecosystem services that support life on Earth -- such as fresh water, capture fisheries, air and water regulation, and the regulation of regional climate, natural hazards and pests -- are being degraded or used unsustainably. Scientists warn that the harmful consequences of this degradation could grow significantly worse in the next 50 years. The Powerpoint presentation of this report makes compelling reading - it should be downloaded by every school, every office and every human being with an interest in seeking positive change. Show it to all those who will listen. It can be downloaded here.
Read the full article: Experts warn ecosystem changes will continue to worsen