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Are we listening to our Mother Earth warnings?

Posted by Maria Cristina Chiulli on

Our present course puts humans on track to be among the species that expire in Earth's ongoing sixth mass extinction. The COVID-19 pandemic, along with climate change, drives home the lesson that we must honor and care for Earth. The increasing frequency of the appearance of deadly viruses reminds us of the consequences of disrupting the natural systems by which life on Earth organizes to create and maintain the conditions essential to both its own existence and ours.

This is a time for learning and conscious collective choice like no other in the human experience. Defining lessons are coming from a variety of "teachers," including the pandemic and climate change. Perhaps we can now recognize and accept the limits of Earth's regenerative systems and our need to help Earth heal from the damage of our recklessness. The Earth is strong, but also vulnerable. As Earth cares for us, we either care for it or bear the consequences of our recklessness.

The pandemic may be seen as a not-so-subtle warning to humanity that we may be sacrificed, if necessary, to protect the health of the planet. On the path to human extinction, the most vulnerable will go first, but there will be no human winners. Let us welcome the growing recognition that returning to business as usual is neither possible nor desirable. We must accept our current mission to birth a new civilization devoted to the well-being of people and Earth, in which money is just a tool, and nurturance of life is the prime purpose. (source: Yes! Magazine)

There is something we can all do to help our health and the planet: adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle, use renewable energy, save resources, reduce, reuse, recycle, ditch single use plastic. Try our natural reusable products, Say Yes to Life, Earth Thanks! 🌿

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