The shrinking planet.

Although the graphics are not as dramatic as a movie like Independence Day or even An Inconvenient Truth, they show simply and clearly the imbalance between the carrying capacity of the earth and the human population. They also show that the imbalance is growing, rapidly.

The only real solution is to reduce the human population. This can occur naturally in one generation by choosing to reduce the birth rate. This occurs when individuals are educated by information and role models.

The benefit for everyone is more resources, more opportunity, more happiness. The cost is an ecological crisis of unimagined dimensions.

Click to view earth’s biocapacity in pictures.

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