It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
And so the gods will depart from mankind
Nature has ben destroyed by the greedy men & women of this Earth, not to mention wildlife been hunted into extinction.
originally posted by: Asktheanimals
a reply to: TruthxIsxInxThexMist
Nature has amazing regenerative powers. Look at the grass growing in the crack in the sidewalk or visit a field that burned a few years back. Nature always returns and restores. Even wildlife long extirpated from areas have come back (otters and black bear where I live) - 30 years ago never seen in the city but they're here now.
It may take longer than we have the patience for but nature will always fill those empty spaces. We can have old growth forests again, clean up our waterways and make the world green again. All we have to do is let nature do it's thing without interfering.
Hidden water is water used to produce things we consume but typically do not think of as containing water. Such things include chicken, beef, cotton, cars, chocolate and mobile phones. For example: it takes around 3,000 litres of water to produce a burger. In 2012 around five billion burgers were consumed in the UK alone. That's 15 trillion litres of water – on burgers. Just in the UK. Something like 14 billion burgers were consumed in the United States in 2012. That's around 42 trillion litres of water. To produce burgers in the US. In one year. It takes around 9,000 litres of water to produce a chicken. In the UK alone we consumed around one billion chickens in 2012. It takes around 27,000 litres of water to produce one kilogram of chocolate. That's roughly 2,700 litres of water per bar of chocolate. This should surely be something to think about while you're curled up on the sofa eating it in your pyjamas.