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Water Lilies Continue to Grow on Earth’s Eco Pond

Posted by edro on March 30, 2013

The Water-Lily Pond Clock

It’s 18:06 on Day 27

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Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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Posted by edro on July 11, 2012

FIRE-EARTH DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN:
1,344 Days Left

ROCKETING UP: Index of Human Impact on Nature (HIoN)

Fire-Earth and EDRO models show

As of end-June 2012, the CASF Index of Human Impact on Nature (HIoN), an index for calculating the human impact on the planetary life support systems, stood at an astoundingly high level of 285. In other words, the anthropogenic impact on the living environment has now exceeded 2.85 times the planet’s diminishing carrying capacity. 

“According to HIoN projections, our cities and population centers could become almost entirely unsustainable by as early as 2015.”

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Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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