Part 3: The lie of the land... What other damage are we doing to our planet?

[3.1 How are we damaging our land and our waters?](https://rebeltoolkit.extinctionrebellion.uk/books/emergency-on-planet-earth-758/page/31-how-are-we-damaging-our-land-and-our-waters)

[3.2 How are we polluting our waters?](https://rebeltoolkit.extinctionrebellion.uk/books/emergency-on-planet-earth-758/page/32-how-are-we-polluting-our-waters)

[3.3 How are we polluting our air?](https://rebeltoolkit.extinctionrebellion.uk/books/emergency-on-planet-earth-758/page/33-how-are-we-polluting-our-air)

[3.4 How are we destroying our wildlife?](https://rebeltoolkit.extinctionrebellion.uk/books/emergency-on-planet-earth-758/page/34-how-are-we-destroying-our-wildlife)

3.1 How are we damaging our land and our waters?

"Surely we have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and hab...

3.1.1 Loss of natural resources

75% of the Earth’s land has now been severely altered by human actions such as industry and farmi...

3.1.2 Deforestation

** REferences to update** part 5 - tipping points "It’s very important to keep repeating th...

3.1.3 Intensive agriculture

Intensive agriculture is by far the biggest driver of global deforestation and wildlife loss and ...

3.1.4 Livestock farming

"Nothing really compares to beef, lamb, pork, and dairy - these products are in a league of their...

3.1.5 Soil degradation

** REferences to update** part-4/#Impacts-on-global-food-production 3.1.5 Soil degradation ...

3.1.6 Loss of grasslands, mangroves, wetlands and peatlands

3.1.6 Loss of grasslands, mangroves, wetlands and peatlands Humans have caused damage across all...

3.2 How are we polluting our waters?

We are also severely polluting our waters. Since 1980, there has been a ten-fold increase in pla...

3.3 How are we polluting our air?

references to update part-4/#Health-threats-from-air-pollution "There is an air pollution p...

3.4 How are we destroying our wildlife?

3.4.1 Why should we care about the loss of our wildlife? 3.4.2 Loss of species 3.4.3 Loss of fi...

3.4.1 Why should we care about the loss of our wildlife?

3.4.2 Loss of species

3.4.3 Loss of fish, whales and dolphins

3.4.4 Loss of insects

3.4.5 Loss of wildlife in the UK

3.4.6 The Sixth Mass Extinction

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