See on Scoop.itThe Great Transition

Over the past few centuries mankind’s economic growth has caused many of the problems that other species face. But as our special report this week argues, greater human prosperity now offers other species their best chance of hanging on.

Willy De Backer‘s insight:

Very smart but deceptive article in the Economist on the link between biodiversity and economic growth. Two problems: it equates ‘greater human prosperity’ with growth and leaves out the social justice factor as an important dimension of why poor countries do even worse on biodiversity protection.

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