The industrialization has normalized our views on nature as a mere resource to exploit, making it difficult for the humans to appreciate its inherent values. Forests, oceans, and many species that live in them are seen in terms of their usefulness to the human prosperity.
To make the matter worse, the culture of nature destruction is permeated in our everyday life: it is deeply driving the ways we build cities, move around, make products, eat, waste, work, etc.
, native species in local ecosystems have dropped by 20%. Biodiversity is ignored in education, business, engineering and politics, leading to further decline.