To Colonize Another Planet, Send 40,000 Humans
Any human population sent from Earth to colonize another planet--whether it be Mars, a moon of Jupiter, or a rock beyond our solar system--should number from 20,000 to 40,000 people. According to a new study by Portland State University anthropologist ...
The Radical Plan To Phase Out Earth's Predatory Species
It's part of his overarching Hedonistic Imperative, a far-sighted "abolitionist project" set with the goal of achieving nothing less than the elimination of all suffering on the planet ... the Anopheles mosquito keep human populations in check.
We need to reduce the number of people inhabiting planet Earth
One issue not really discussed was the ethical question of continuing to increase the number of people, which now crowds out all other life on the planet. Today, according to the United Nations, the human population is 7.2 billion, up from 7 billion less ...
Who Will Save Earth? The Ingenious Human Mind (Op-Ed)
An image of the Earth ... planet when she barely has enough hours each day to care for her children? Can a poor family struggling to earn three meals a day really make decisions based on carbon footprint? It seems like an impossible expectation. What if ...
Why We Need To Be Prepared To Leave Planet Earth
I did not even consider how many thousands of people the planet kills every month, or how many we ourselves kill annually. Many human civilizations have perished ... something about preserving it. What is our Earth worth to us? Is it worth everything ...