There are many of us out there who understand the incredible impact that we have on our environment, and the fact that currently most of this impact is of the negative sort. Fortunately, those of us who understand this are also willing to do something about it. The good news is that an increasing number of individuals are starting to thicken the ranks of the environmentally conscious.
Modern living puts an incredible strain on all the available natural resources, be it fresh water or the oceans, fossil fuels or mineral deposits, or trees. Mankind has been extremely destructive in its dealings with the environment around it. However, in the last couple of decades we have reached a technological point where we can start to lessen our carbon footprint; in essence our negative impact on the environment.