There is no doubt that current condition of our planet definitely
belongs under "global ecological crisis" category. We made tremendous
environmental mess over the years, and as always things need to become
critical before we start fixing them. Mother Earth is down on her knees
not able to defend herself from so many different ecological problems.
By helping our planet we are helping ourselves because Earth is still
our only home.
We seem to be constantly
forgetting how Earth existed many years before us, and how Earth can
exist without us. We, on the other hand cannot exist without Earth
because Earth is so far the only planet capable to support life. We
should stop taking things for granted, and accept the fact that we are
not supreme rulers of our planet. Ecology, environment, and general
health of our planet have been on sidelines all the time, not able to
compete with the greed for an almighty dollar as the ultimate goal of
our civilization. People are greedy, they think only of material goods,
and almighty dollar is always ahead of everything else.
a look at how world leaders instantly jumped to solve financial crisis
and global recession. Billions and billions of dollar given in such a
short time to save financial markets, if only small percentage of this
money was used for environmental issues we wouldn't be now talking about
global ecological crisis. On the other hand international climate deal,
a must thing to avoid ultimate environmental disaster in years to come
is still in question, still depending on politics to decide whether this
is top priority or not.
Can you imagine this? With so many
different ecological problems politicians are still discussing whether
environmental issues like climate change are top priorities or not, and
whether we still have time to postpone work on their solutions. Time may
sound endless from general point of view but global ecological crisis
should have given us by now the real proof that time is one luxury we do
not have at our disposal. Global ecological crisis will soon turn into
global ecological disaster if we continue with our ignorance towards
reality we live in. Since we became dominant species on this planet we
have done so many bad things. It would really be nice to do something
good for a change. Wouldn't it?