In the pause between the U.N. climate summit that just ended in Egypt and the start of the U.N. conference on biodiversity in Canada, Vijay Prashad reflects on the scale and speed of deforestation and animal extinctions.
Tag: mass extinction
Chris Hedges: The Dawn of the Apocalypse
We were warned for decades about the death march we are on because of global warming. And yet, the global ruling class continues to frog-march us towards extinction.
Vijay Prashad: Trees Have No Voice
Ecosystems have degraded at an alarming rate; here’s what can be done.
Obsession with GDP & Disregard of Nature Leading to Eco Collapse: Report
The review commissioned by Britain’s Treasury was hailed by some environmentalists but one prominent climate activist slammed its “natural capital agenda” for putting a price tag on nature.
Three Major Threats to Life: A Note from Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad
The human spirit rebels against extinction. It must now rebel not only to preserve life, but to improve life – both human life and the life of our planet.