The industrialized world has severely damaged the ozone layer, which protects all life from the deadly ultraviolet rays of the sun. -Greenpeace International
Worldwide 76 percent of the planet’s original primary forests have been destroyed or degraded. Between 40,000 and 60,000 types of forest-dependent plant, animal, and insect species are becoming extinct annually.
One-quarter of the planet’s biological diversity is in danger of extinction within the next 30 years.