Life-Support Quotes (2 quotes)
Forests are in fact the worlds air-conditioning systemthe very lungs of the planetand help to store the largest body of freshwater on the planet essential to produce food for our planets growing population. The rainforests of the world also provide the livelihoods of more than a billion of the poorest people on this Earth In simple terms, the rainforests, which encircle the world, are our very life-support systemand we are on the verge of switching it off.
The living world is a unique and spectacular marvel. Billions of individuals, and millions of kinds of plants and animals . Working together to benefit from the energy of the sun and the minerals of the earth. Leading lives that interlock in such a way that they sustain each other. We rely entirely on this finely tuned life-support machine. And it relies on its biodiversity to run smoothly. Yet the way we humans live on Earth now is sending biodiversity into a decline.