extinction

Losing Earth

When we had all the warnings at our fingertips, in 1979, we could have acted to save ourselves. But we didn't. And now it may be too late.The NYTimes reports 

75% of Earth's land area 'degraded'

Earth Is Losing Plants And Animals At A Dangerous Rate

Four new scientific reports from the UN reveal that Earth is losing animals and plants at dangerous rates. The reports, by 550 scientists from 100 countries, document the decline in the biosphere in the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and central Asia.

Can humans survive the 21st Century?

David Hulme interviews UK Astronomer Royal Professor Martin Rees on whether humans will survive the 21st Century.

 

Where have all the insects gone?

An insect perched on a yellow Billy Button wildflower

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