Human Population Growth & Wildlife Extinction

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©Rebecca McFarland 2010

January 24, 2014 – “There are more than 7 billion people on the planet, and we’re adding 227,000 more every day. The toll on wildlife is impossible to miss: Species are disappearing 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than the natural rate — the fastest rate since dinosaurs roamed the planet. We can reduce our own population and consumption to an ecologically sustainable level in ways that promote human rights; decrease poverty and overcrowding; raise our standard of living; and allow plants, animals and ecosystems to thrive…”

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2 comments on “Human Population Growth & Wildlife Extinction

  1. catnipoflife says:

    Prime example of when more is NOT always better!

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