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Where is the world at now?

This video covers some key planetary boundaries, highlighting why sustainability is important, and why there is a need to act now.

This video was intended to provide an overview of some of the key sustainability challenges that the world is facing, and therefore why there is a need to act now. The Sustainability Development Goals, as introduced in an earlier video, provide a framework of challenges that members of the United Nations General Assembly are intending to achieve by the year 2030. However, beyond those challenges highlighted in the video, there are a multitude of other social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges that are being considered around the world.

The next article in this short course delves a bit deeper into the idea of Planetary Boundaries, specifically in terms of biodiversity. We are then keen to hear what sustainability challenges you are facing in your contexts in the discussion step.

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