Unrelenting Population Growth Driving Global Warming, Mass Extinction reports Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. It took humans around 200,000 years to reach a global population of one billion. But, in two hundred years we’ve exploded to 7 times that, adding an extra billion every dozen years over the past 40 years. At these unsustainable levels, we’re quickly destroying many plants and animals that sustain us, and creating an unlivable planet.
Madagascar: As Population Soars, Unique Animals Go Extinct. This is one of them, the endangered Coquerel’s sifaka. Credit Rhett Butler at mongabay.com
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