This issue could be seen as rather trivial. At each state in its evolution the ecosystem transitions to a new state. The one thing we now can be sure of is that the next state will be just as unique as the previous one, the system will never repeat itself exactly. An event may happen once and never again.
In fact, we did implicitly address this point indirectly in the "Introduction", without putting much attention to it, when we described a situation familiar to most of us: our inability to describe precisely a system without measurements. Meanwhile, not to fall in despair, we may find some satisfaction in the world of propensities. We may not know exactly what happens, but approximately what happens.
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Do we really want the one thing that gives us its resources unconditionally to suffer even more than it is suffering now? Nature, is a part of our being from the earliest human days. We respect Nature and it gives us its bounty, but in the recent past greedy money hungry corporations have made us all so destructive, so wasteful.