Positive Future #854 (Feature photo – Rainforest – CCA SA SA 2.5 Generic, Phil P. Harris).
The Campaign for Nature news portal brings the story of how 50 nations have agreed to pursue the protection of 30% of the world’s land and oceans. The goal is to preserve enough of the earth’s natural habitats to ensure the survival of life as we know it and the diversity of life as we know it.
While 30 percent is a good place to start, as people live longer and we look further into the future, perhaps designating 66 percent of the world’s lands an ocean at any given time would be a safer bet. Nonetheless, the concept is a giant leap for mankind. You can read the story here: