Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: mass extinction

Biodiversity is highest on indigenous-managed lands – even higher than protected...

“Partnerships with Indigenous communities can ameliorate shortfalls in habitat protection for biodiversity conservation.”

Human-caused mass extinction could wipe out one million species

The 'coming mass extinction' is being exacerbated by over-consumption, pollution, and habit destruction.

Global food crops also face Earth’s sixth great mass extinction

We need to get away from a focus on ‘feeding the world’ and move toward ‘nourishing the world.’

‘We can save life on Earth’: study reveals how to stop...

A global biodiversity analysis shows which areas are most in need of conservation and urges protection of half the planet’s terrestrial ecosystems.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.