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David Attenborough: ‘Population Growth Must Come to an End’

David Attenborough: ‘Population Growth Must Come to an End’

Renowned naturalist David Attenborough sat down with BBC Newsnight for a wide-ranging interview about the environment and how the planet cannot accommodate the “alarming rate” of human overpopulation. “One of the reasons that the population has increased as fast as it has is that people like me are living longer than we did,” Attenborough explained. […]

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    David Attenborough: ‘Population Growth Must Come to an End’

    David Attenborough: ‘Population Growth Must Come to an End’

    Renowned naturalist David Attenborough sat down with BBC Newsnight for a wide-ranging interview about the environment and how the planet cannot accommodate the “alarming rate” of human overpopulation. “One of the reasons that the population has increased as fast as it has is that people like me are living longer than we did,” Attenborough explained. […]

    How Big Is Your Environmental Footprint?

    How Big Is Your Environmental Footprint?

    If you want to make a positive change this Earth Day but don’t know where to start, one of best things you can do is take an honest look at your environmental footprint. For instance, how much water are you wasting? How much plastic are you throwing out? How much planet-warming carbon are you producing? […]

    Nature’s 2016 Resource Budget Used Up at Quickest Rate Ever

    Nature’s 2016 Resource Budget Used Up at Quickest Rate Ever

    Humanity will hit Earth Overshoot Day five days earlier than last year. This coming Monday, Aug. 8, we will have officially used up nature’s budget for the entire year, according to the international research firm Global Footprint Network. Last year’s overshoot day was on Aug. 13. Deforestation by humans is a major factor in climate […]