A Voracious Earth

Some regions -- especially in Asia -- are overusing their renewable resources.
September 2, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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" 'Some regions of the world ... consume far beyond 100 percent of what their local ecosystems can provide,' says Taylor Ricketts, director of the Conservation Science Program at the World Wildlife Fund in Washington, an author of a recent study on ecological imbalances. 'These areas are being subsidized by other ecosystems. They're on a form of life support.' "

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Wednesday, September 1, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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