Earth Overshoot Day marks unprecedented environmental damages

It is Earth Overshoot Day - the point in the year when humanity's consumption of natural resources exceeds the planet's capacity to regenerate them.

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    It is Earth Overshoot Day - the point in the year when humanity's consumption of natural resources exceeds the planet's capacity to regenerate them.

    This year the milestone has come earlier in the calendar than ever before.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.


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