3.5% and rising

2015

 

Essential to life, but as the world heats up and sea levels rise, salt will leach into the soil and groundwater – a beautiful poison.

 

The precautionary principle states that if an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus, (that the action or policy is not harmful), the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking an action that may or may not be a risk.