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Biodiversity Loss and Sustainable Scale...(Learn more)

Human population, habitat expansion, and economic growth are destroying biodiversity at a rate 100-1000 times greater than normal, creating a scale problem

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"WE ARE INTO THE OPENING STAGES of a human-caused biotic holocaust--a wholesale elimination of species--that could leave the planet impoverished for at least five million years. That's the worst news. The better news is that this horrifying destruction still lies mostly ahead of us: There is time, though only just enough, to slow and stem the process."

Norman Myers

The Sustainable Scale Project provides educational material and resources to assist government decision makers, civil society organizations and students:
  • to understand the implications of the sustainable scale concept, and
  • wherever appropriate, to integrate Attractive Solutions into sustainable scale relevant policy decisions.

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