How people treat the natural environment is a reflection of how they treat their environment at home.
It’s a mentality really: How is this resource useful to me?
Which for many centuries was fine. The world was a dangerous place and we needed the resources to survive. But the question now is, Is this sustainable?
That’s a new idea that was only introduced in the last 200 years. Still so new, we haven’t got used to thinking about how this will effect the others.