All our environmental problems become easier to solve with fewer people

Exponential human population growth since 10,000 BC. Screenshot.

Sir David Attenborough says on his website that, “All our environmental problems become easier to solve with fewer people, and harder – and ultimately impossible – to solve with ever more people.” He isn’t the only one who thinks that. But Melanie Phillips writing in …

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What is ecocide?

The blowing up of part of the Nova Kakhovka dam during the Ukraine war, which formed the Kakhovskyi reservoir – one of the largest in Europe – was an act of ecocide. The Sunday Times reports on it in their article, “The drowned earth strategy …

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What would happen without pollinators? The humble moth is an unsung pollinating hero!

Moths are important pollinators

When people think of pollinators they normally think of bees. That’s because we enjoy seeing them in the daytime pollinating plants. But bees are under stress from insecticides and industrial farming. The numbers are falling. Without the pollination of bees all the plants that they …

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How the f**k can we feed 60 billion farm animals but not 7.9 billion humans?

Good point.

Here is the tweet which asks the above question in an image: The answer apparently, according to Mike Gordon, who commented on the picture is: Because most farm animals can eat the 80% of inedible by-products from crop waste, food wate, and grazing. Farm animals, …

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