Global poisoning

Solving humanity's greatest risks

Address to Royal Society for the Arts Online Conference on Human Survival, by Julian Cribb

Collapse of civilization 'a near certainty'

A shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction of the natural world that sustains all life on Earth, according to biologist Prof Paul Ehrlich.

The nitrogen crisis: can we solve it?

Yale Environment, Fred Pearce: More and more nitrogen keeps pouring into waterways, unleashing algal blooms and creating dead zones.

Our poisoned planet

Man-made poisons - both intentional chemicals and the toxic waste from mining, manufacturing, transport  and waste disposal - now occur throughout the Earth system, on land, at sea and in the air.

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