What Humans Are Really Doing to Our Planet, in 19 Jaw-Dropping Images

Posted by Mike Confino, May 24, 2015

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Last week, Pope Francis and church officials encouraged everyone to consume less and think more about our impact on the environment.

It’s a timely warning because the next six months will be critical to our future.

Ahead of a series of major events later this year, The Foundation for Deep Ecology and the Population Media Center released a collection that illustrates the devastating effects of out-of-control growth and waste, and it’s breathtaking.

Read more: http://mic.com/articles/117312/you-ve-never-seen-our-impact-on-the-planet-quite-like-this-before