Earth Is In The Early Days Of A New Mass-Extinction Event, Researchers Warn
So what does this mean for the planet? There may be unforeseen consequences, aside from the possible extinction of threatened species. "We tend to think about extinction as loss of a species from the face of Earth, and that's very important, but there's a ...
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 ...
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 ...
Want to Colonize an Alien Planet? Send 40,000 People
If humanity ever wants to colonize a planet beyond the solar system ... increased inbreeding resulting from a relatively small human population, (b) depressed genetic diversity due to the founder effect, (c) demographic change through time and (d ...
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.