As we in the so-called first world countries go about our daily lives worrying about any number of things ranging from topics like the GMO/Organics debate, credit card debt, rise of gambling, increase in health related problems due to diet and the fact our lives are often less physically demanding than once upon a time and so on ... people in countries where access to wild habitats may be the only available resource for many are part of a conversation about survival... in whatever way is possible.
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This article below therefore strikes me as precisely the conversation we in the 'first world countries' need to be considering. Where once it was possible to divorce oneself from how others were doing elsewhere around the globe, remaining insular, perhaps licking our lips in satisfaction at the spoils we could accumulate over a life time if we had the capacity, increasingly people are waking up to the horrendous cost of that ignorance.
The population debate is always in the background now but so increasingly is this one found via Biodiversity Library:
Click on link to read or see Article here at e360 digest