We often assume advancing People and Nature together is quite impossible, implicitly implying that a trade-off is required to do better for humanity and Nature. To understand that both can thrive and support each other, I invite you visit the link below. It shows the results, from a global modeling study undertaken by The Nature Conservancy and 12 partner organizations and universities (published in 2018) depicting two paths to 2050: Business as Usual & Sustainable Path.
As in many of our conversations to date, the key lies in asking asking new questions and applying new solutions to our known problems.
A More Sustainable Path to 2050
There is a clear path to 2050 in which both nature and 10 billion people can thrive together, says Heather Tallis, a lead scientist for TNC.