Tagged: ecosystems

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The End of Being: Abrupt Climate Change One of Many Ecological Crises Threatening to Collapse the Biosphere

As industrial human growth continues its relentless assault upon nature, at least nine unfolding global ecological catastrophes in addition to deadly climate change have the potential to destroy the biosphere. Any number of other environmental planetary boundaries besides...

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ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

Excerpt of manuscript accepted for publication mid-2014 by Management of Environmental Quality Abstract Planetary boundary science defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s biogeochemical conditions that precede ecosystem collapse and threaten human well-being. Terrestrial ecosystems enter into the...

ESSAY: Freedom Isn’t Free, Terrorism Is Pervasive 0

ESSAY: Freedom Isn’t Free, Terrorism Is Pervasive

Enduring occasional acts of random terror is the cost of living in a free society. Giving up civil liberties does not provide security, but rather enslaves you in a state of pervasive terror. The human family is threatened...