There is some room for more but mostly the fact is – and you can see it by looking around – the earth has been overworked by humans. The land is denuded of species plants and top soil, the streams are polluted or dried up. Finding space to build a house or a factory is hard to find.
Hinted at by a forthcoming book
How Nature Works
Rethinking Labor on a Troubled Planet
Edited by Sarah BeskyAlex Blanchette