Entries in #impact (2)

Thursday
May182017

Antarctica: Why It's  Important

Antarctica holds 90% of the world’s ice and, what may seem as a cold and desolate place, is in fact one of the most important wildernesses on Earth and our greatest hope in the fight against climate change. Let’s explore what makes this remarkable yet vulnerable place so important:

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Wednesday
Apr222015

Humanity's Impact on Earth

In comparison to the billions of years’ history of the Earth, it is very recent when humanity’s activities have had a significant global impact on the Earth's ecosystems. If we put a figure on it, it would be 12,000 years – as old as civilization itself.

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