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What is "Unsustainable"?
Freedom Advocates ^ | 2/23/2003 | Freedom Advocates Staff

Posted on 09/13/2010 11:25:38 AM PDT by wheresmyusa

The Global Biodiversity Assessment Report directed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) calls for urgent action to reverse the effects of unsustainable human activities on global biodiversity, including but not limited to the following:

PAGE REFERENCES from "The Global Biodiversity Assessment Report"

337 Ski Runs

350 Grazing of Livestock: cows, sheep, goats, horses

351 Disturbance of the Soil Surface - Page 350 Large hoofed animals, compaction of soil, reducing filtration

351 Fencing of Pastures or Paddocks

728 Agriculture

728 Modern Farm Production Systems

728 Chemical Fertilizers

728 Herbicides

728 Building Materials

730 Industrial Activities

730 Human-Made caves of brick and mortar, concrete and steel

730 Paved and Tarred roads, highways, rails (page 351)

730 Railroads

730 Floor and Wall Tiles

733 Aquaculture

733 Technology Improvements

733 Farmlands, Rangelands

733 Pastures, Rangelands

733 Pastures

733 Fish Ponds

733 Plantations

738 Modern Hunting

738 Harvesting of Timber

749 Logging Activities

728 Fossil Fuels - Used for driving various kinds of machines

755 Dams, Reservoirs, Straightening Rivers

757 Power Line Construction

763 Economic systems that fail to set a proper value on the environment

763 Inappropriate Social Structures

763 Weaknesses in Legal and Institutional Systems

766, 838 Modern Attitudes toward nature - Judaeo-Christian-Islamic religions

767, 782 Private Property

771 Population Growth - Human Population Density

773 Consumerism

774 Fragmentation of Habitat - cemeteries, derelict lands, rubbish tips, etc.

774 Sewers, Drain Systems, Pipelines

783 Land use that serves human needs

969 Fisheries

970 Golf Courses

970 Scuba Diving

728 Synthetic drugs

990 Fragmentation - Agricultural development, Forestry Urbanization (impervious surfaces)

What is "Unsustainable"? by Freedom Advocates Staff

The above list is comprised of summary excerpts from the hard copy edition of the UNEP Global Biodiversity Assessment Report. For more internet information, one can view the UN Global Biodiversity link: http://earthwatch.unep.ch/biodiversity/assessment.php. However, the page numbers referred to above will not match the internet version.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: agenda21; smartgrowth; sustainability
Sheer lunacy.
1 posted on 09/13/2010 11:25:39 AM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa

“Sustainable development”

simply means abolishment of private property.


2 posted on 09/13/2010 11:26:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: wheresmyusa

I’m sure Page 730 is referring to rail lines in the off-limits “red zones”. I wish i could get ahold of a hard copy of this.


3 posted on 09/13/2010 11:27:39 AM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa
unsustainable human activities on global biodiversity....

1000: Liberal reproductivity

4 posted on 09/13/2010 11:28:00 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Contrary to popular belief, America is separated by class.... the political class and all others.)
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To: wheresmyusa
The words “sustainable” and “unsustainable” have come to mean so many different things they now mean nothing. Basically, anything an envirowacko or leftie thinks is a good idea leads to “sustainability” and anything they don't like is “unsustainable.”
5 posted on 09/13/2010 11:28:03 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: wheresmyusa

Socialism is unsustainable..........

As Dame Thatcher once said, “Eventually you run out of other peoples’ money.”.....


6 posted on 09/13/2010 11:29:14 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: wheresmyusa
733: Plantations

The Democratic Party might want to weigh in on this issue seeing how this affects their voting base...........

7 posted on 09/13/2010 11:29:52 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Contrary to popular belief, America is separated by class.... the political class and all others.)
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To: MrB
simply means abolishment of private property.

That was just numbers 767,782.

IMHO...the most fun one was #733 - "Technolgy Improvement"...that covers a few acres, don't it?

8 posted on 09/13/2010 11:30:02 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (What tagline??)
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To: wheresmyusa

If these people really want to do without all those “problems”, perhaps they could try it first in a more limited scale. I suggest the least developed island in the Aleutians chain.


9 posted on 09/13/2010 11:33:36 AM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: wheresmyusa
Page 350 Large hoofed animals, compaction of soil, reducing filtration

Since we've done our part to get rid of the massive herds of buffalo, it's up to the Africans to get rid of the large herds of wildebeest.

10 posted on 09/13/2010 11:33:36 AM PDT by SouthTexas
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To: OB1kNOb

Liberals “reproduce” by indoctrinating conservative/Christian children in public schools and universities.


11 posted on 09/13/2010 11:33:40 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: wheresmyusa

“unsustainable human activities”

This will be the excuse for mandatory population reduction...always the lefts primary goal.

OF course all these regulations are directed at the West, as China will tell them to go to hell and the Islam world will threaten ‘jihad’.


12 posted on 09/13/2010 11:35:54 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: wheresmyusa

Basically humans are unsustainable and they must be regulated by the crooks at the UN.


13 posted on 09/13/2010 11:36:58 AM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: wheresmyusa

The list is like saying someone will do just fine without a skeleton and bloodstream.


14 posted on 09/13/2010 11:37:07 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: wheresmyusa

“Inappropriate social structures” is my favorite. I guess those NFL tailgate partiers are one bratwurst away from the Gulag. :)


15 posted on 09/13/2010 11:41:57 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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To: wheresmyusa

Y’all better get on the phones to deal with Senate 1619.

That’s the livable communities micromanaging everyone into high rises and making single family homes unaffordable.

It mimics the UN Agenda 21 “Nodes” which are areas people live, work and shop in and eventually need authorization to leave for other “nodes.”

The Soviets ain’t dead yet.


16 posted on 09/13/2010 11:49:46 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: MrB

I’m so glad you mentioned this.

Let me quote from the Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit by UNESCO:

Education: Promise and Paradox:

Two of the major issues in the international dialog on sustainability are population
and resource consumption. Increases in population and resource use are thought to jeopardize a sustainable future, and education is linked both to fertility rate and resource consumption. Educating females reduces fertility rates and therefore population growth. By reducing fertility rates and the threat of overpopulation a country also facilitates progress toward sustainability. The opposite is true for the relationship between education and resource use. Generally, more highly educated people, who have higher incomes, consume more resources than poorly educated people, who tend to have lower incomes. In this case, more education increases the threat to sustainability.

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001524/152453eo.pdf

UNESCO IS ONE OF THE MOST VILE ORGANISATIONS ON THE PLANET.


17 posted on 09/13/2010 11:49:52 AM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa
You could try here:

Global Biodiversity Assessment is published for UNEP by Cambridge University Press, as a 1,140 page report (hardback $120/paperback $44.95) and a 56 page Summary for Policy Matters ($14.95). The editorial team comprised R. T. Watson (Chair), V. H. Heywood (Executive Editor), I. Baste, B. Dias, R. Gamez, T. Janetos, W. Reid and R. Ruark.

Copies are available from Cambridge University Press or UNEP's distributors, SMI (Distribution Services) Limited, PO Box 119, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4TP, England.

18 posted on 09/13/2010 11:52:14 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: OB1kNOb
733: Plantations The Democratic Party might want to weigh in on this issue seeing how this affects their voting base...........

Actually.... in context I believe they are describing large areas of "monoculture." Such as occur, for example, all across the agricultural landscape of the American Midwest.

Surely it will help us all if we rid ourselves of that unsustainable situation.

19 posted on 09/13/2010 11:56:54 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Le Chien Rouge
OF course all these regulations are directed at the West, as China will tell them to go to hell and the Islam world will threaten ‘jihad’.

We need to bring back Crusade. Too bad the Knights of St. John went all soft. We could use a modern day version of Jean Parisot de la Valette who would fight for the Western world and the good people who only wish to live in freedom, even when the governments charged with protecting it refuse to do so.
20 posted on 09/13/2010 11:58:14 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Lurker

I realized that i would have to buy a copy from them a long time ago; the internet seems to be pretty barren concerning a .pdf or scan of it (which bothers me). It’s just that every time i think about handing money over to these pukes, i start to gag and pass out. SOMEONE out there has there hands on this so that we can get it out to the people.


21 posted on 09/13/2010 11:58:14 AM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa
What's unsustainable?

SOCIALISM!

22 posted on 09/13/2010 11:58:48 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Red Badger

Ah ... you beat me to it!


23 posted on 09/13/2010 11:59:38 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: r9etb
Surely it will help us all if we rid ourselves of that unsustainable situation.

You mean rid ourselves of the breadbasket of the entire planet as in the Midwest US?

Riiiiiggggghhhhht.

24 posted on 09/13/2010 12:03:54 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: wheresmyusa

“Unsustainable”?

Easy”: A national debt whereby the payments exceed revenues. We are nearly there.


25 posted on 09/13/2010 12:03:58 PM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: r9etb
Surely it will help us all if we rid ourselves of that unsustainable situation.

You mean rid ourselves of the breadbasket of the entire planet as in the Midwest US?

Riiiiiggggghhhhht.

26 posted on 09/13/2010 12:04:42 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lurker

Fewer people in denser clusters are easier to control.


27 posted on 09/13/2010 12:05:03 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: MrB
Fewer people in denser clusters are easier to control.

Yep.

28 posted on 09/13/2010 12:08:52 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: wheresmyusa
Why doesn't the UN admit that they are the lunatic fringe of VHEMT.

They're afraid to say it, but they would like nothing more than to kill off 90% to 99.9999999% off the Earth's population so that they could divide it up amongst elites that believe the way they do.

Look for the UN to advocate a “cleansing” in the next few years. Their stance on AGW shows them headed that way. This makes it more clear.

29 posted on 09/13/2010 12:09:14 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Lurker
You mean rid ourselves of the breadbasket of the entire planet as in the Midwest US? Riiiiiggggghhhhht.

Think of the problems it would solve!

30 posted on 09/13/2010 12:14:21 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: r9etb

Sorry. My weak attempt at wit regarding the Democratic Party “plantation” voter base apparently fell short. :-)


31 posted on 09/13/2010 12:18:32 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (Contrary to popular belief, America is separated by class.... the political class and all others.)
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To: OB1kNOb
Sorry. My weak attempt at wit regarding the Democratic Party “plantation” voter base apparently fell short. :-)

Nah -- I got a chuckle out of it.

I was just struck by the actual meaning of the phrase, and their description of it as "unsustainable."

32 posted on 09/13/2010 12:32:17 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: PATRIOT1876

You and i are in total agreement. AGW, Cap n’ Tax, Carbon trading - CCX, etc. are all streams flowing from the lake of modern day communism that is Agenda 21.


33 posted on 09/13/2010 12:32:57 PM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: PATRIOT1876

These kind of beliefs are why the left can NEVER be honest about what they believe or would do if given the power.


34 posted on 09/13/2010 12:33:56 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: wheresmyusa

A: Social Security.

Do I get a prize?


35 posted on 09/13/2010 12:38:32 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Stimulus. 0bamaCare. Cap and Tax. 9/11 Victory Mosque. TARP. Amnesty. Summer of Recovery.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
You are a winner!




You're box of Homeland Security approved safety matches will arrive in 14-37 weeks. Don't worry, we already know where to ship it to.

36 posted on 09/13/2010 1:32:21 PM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa

*Your*

/facepalm


37 posted on 09/13/2010 1:34:24 PM PDT by wheresmyusa
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To: wheresmyusa; Carry_Okie

“351 Disturbance of the Soil Surface - Page 350 Large hoofed animals, compaction of soil, reducing filtration”

Large hoofed animals are what keep locusts under control. carry okie is the expert on this stuff.


38 posted on 09/13/2010 10:33:47 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Conflict is inevitable; Combat is an option. Train for the fight.)
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To: wheresmyusa; B4Ranch
Page 350 Large hoofed animals, compaction of soil, reducing filtration

Totally wrong (as if that was news).

The inoculating bacteria grazers produce feed amoebae that cement soil particles. Those are thence broken up by both amoebae tunneling while feeding on said bacteria and nematodes. These fragments form larger particles called "peds." The larger air channels between peds INCREASE both aeration and filtration.

Meanwhile, hoofs break up fungal crusts that otherwise de-wet precipitation and reduce infiltration.

39 posted on 09/13/2010 11:13:15 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The RINOcrat Party is still in charge. There has never been a conservative American government.)
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To: wheresmyusa
BTW, although Freedom Advocates do a fine job of digging through UN reports, they are relatively clueless on how to debunk the line items to demonstrate the environmental damage wrought by these very same "green" specifications.
40 posted on 09/13/2010 11:16:16 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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