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Johan Rockstrom:
Let the environment guide our development

TEDGlobal 2010 · 18:10 · Filmed Jul 2010

Human growth has strained the Earth's resources, but as Johan Rockstrom reminds us, our advances also give us the science to recognize this and change behavior. His research has found nine "planetary boundaries" that can guide us in protecting our planet's many overlapping ecosystems.

Sustainability expert
Johan Rockström works to redefine sustainable development, and figure out what needs to happen. Full bio