Indigenous leaders have always based their decisions on how they will affect the next seven generations. Environmentalists used to caution that if we don’t change our ways we will ruin the planet for our grandchildren’s grandchildren, but not any more. The world is in an environmental crisis so severe that we now have to concern ourselves with what we are leaving our children.
This crisis exists because of the twisted, shortsighted greed of transnational corporations, industrialized countries and the complicit politicians who turn a blind eye to global destruction for bottom-line profits.
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