The Climate Crisis: Where We Stand and What To Do About It

If you are a regular Medium reader and avid environmental supporter — then you may already know CrowdSourcing Sustainability. If not, there is no better time than NOW to read their latest article. It offers insights and tips for taking action — here is a snippet:

The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era.

This is the main thing people are still totally failing to grasp so let me repeat it:

The climate crisis is not just another issue. It is an era.

“Climate change and our response to it is going to change the world over the next 25 years as much as the internet did in the last 25 years.” — Joe Romm

Unfortunately, climate change will be much worse than most anyone expects…

Read the full article at Medium.

How to photograph wildlife ethically

PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANS LANTING, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION

Our friends at National Geographic have built a long history and stellar reputation documenting our world with captivating photographs and educational stories. As tourism numbers swell and wildlife habitat shrink — its more important than ever to respect and preserve wildlife and photos continue to be a powerful tool to communicate and achieve this.

A number of National Geographic photographers have shared their insights and experience in capturing compelling photos while maintaining an ethical respect for the animals being photographed. Its important to not let your sense of urgency or immediacy overshadow the animal’s circumstance nor impact their habitat or behaviour.

Read the full article at National Geographic.

Happy World Environment Day!

June 5th is the United Nations annual World Environment Day and the focus this year is air pollution and its impact on our environment. Get involved!

World Environment Day will see events taking place across the globe, from the official celebrations in China to your own back yard. UN will have a 24-hour live feed – full of articles, pictures and videos – will help you engage and learn from what is going on around you. Follow the feed to join the celebrations virtually and find out what people in your region are doing to #BeatAirPollution.

Check out the video or for more details — visit: World Environment Day

Our environment = Our life

Thanks for visiting. CentroProEco provides ecology, sustainability, environmental education and exchange to inspire others to preserve, restore and protect our natural environment. Working together… we CAN make a difference!

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ~ Nelson Mandela

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Global Population Insights

Is The World Really Overpopulated?

Always interesting to hear opinions from experts about population. 

Seems the summation is this: The sheer number of people are not as significant as the impact each has on earth. 

Moral: Just enough is plenty (thanks Thoreau) — go easy with consumption and try to help restore and protect the Earth.

Now from the experts… check out the article at Gizmodo