More than one billion people worldwide live on less than $1 a day, and another 1.6 billion struggle to survive on less than $2 a day. Those living in poverty rely more heavily on natural resources, on which both people and wildlife depend.
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill called the Global Poverty Act (S. 2433) that lays out a framework to reduce global poverty, spread sustainability and protect the world's resources.
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