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...rnments should aid in replenishing natural resources instead of industrializing. Projects should take place in isolated areas so it does not impact the poor and marginalized people the reason being: effects on their health, agriculture, land, and livelihood would not be displaced or harmed.
It has become clear that the underdeveloped world have been unfairly blamed for the current environment crises that are both caused by developed and developing nations. The global south are carrying the blame for their issues when in fact they are the ones being the most impacted by what first world nations are forcing upon them. The power of the developed nations allows them to turn a blind eye to those they are inflicting pain on. Based on all of the research, facts are pointing to developed nations as the culprits of environmental distress on the global south.
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