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Sixth Mass Extinction

Forage in the Garden, Not in What's Left of the Wild

Lisa Novick | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Lisa Novick

Wild foraging is one of the hottest new trends. People are eager to acquaint themselves with the soul of their local terroir. In Southern California, ...

From Trophy Hunting to Species Extinction

Julia Orr | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Julia Orr

Taking selfies, quack medical cures and collecting ornaments are all more important than protecting animals. A mounted head or showing off your wealth is apparently more valuable than a species threatened with extinction.

Earth Has Entered First 'Mass Extinction' Since Dinosaurs, Study Warns

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green

The Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction phase, a new study warns, and the time we have to avoid dramatic consequences is rapidly running out. ...

Preventing the Sixth Mass Extinction Requires Dealing With Climate Change

Anthony D. Barnosky | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green
Anthony D. Barnosky

Allowing the climate change we're now causing to continue would virtually guarantee that human beings will be the first species in the planet's history bring on a mass extinction of life on Earth.

Staring Down the Barrel of Unsustainability

Robert Walker | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green
Robert Walker

Despite all these warning signs, it is tempting to think of unsustainability as somebody else's problem. Shortages of food and water are local problems... right? Wrong. In a global economy unsustainability, wherever it occurs, is everyone's problem sooner or later.

Earth Is In The Early Days Of A New Mass-Extinction Event, Researchers Warn

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green

Remember the mass-extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs? Earth is apparently on the verge of another great biological extinction, and humans a...

Study: Next Great Mass Extinction May Have Already Begun

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists say the next mass extinction may already be under way. A new study, published in the most recent issue of the journal Nature states just t...