The biomass of human bodies now exceeds by a hundred times that of any large animal species that ever existed on land

Lynas, Mark
February 2004
New Statesman;2/23/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4676, p23
Reports on the issue of human over-population. Domination by the human species of virtually all living systems; Doubling of the world population since 1950; Mass extinctions of other species where humans dwell; Disappearance of species 1,000 to 10,000 times the natural background rate; Rise of carbon dioxide levels in the earth's atmosphere; Destructive environmental policies of the current United States government; Conflict between scientific truth and ideological beliefs.


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