ENVIRONMENT

We depend on healthy ecosystems for air we breath, the water that sustains us, and the food we eat. So we recognize a human right to a healthy, viable and decent environment. Yet climate change, overuse and pollution threaten the world’s natural resources. Every year, over 20 million acres of forest disappear worldwide. Every year, greater ocean areas are without oxygen, and more fishing stocks are depleted. And every year, air pollution causes hundreds of thousands of premature deaths. All of these are growing threats to human health and life.

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