Challenged Earth: An Overview of Humanity's Stewardship of by Stephen F Lincoln

By Stephen F Lincoln

This well timed booklet offers a entire perception into the demanding situations dealing with humanity and Earth within the twenty first century. It opens with a dialogue at the domination of the entire continents and oceans via a turning out to be human inhabitants. this can be by way of an appraisal of the level to which water and nutrition offers could be in a position to accommodate this inhabitants, that can succeed in 11 billion by way of 2100. The quickly expanding skill to alter biology and evolution via genomics is taken into account subsequent and enhances a dialogue of ailment, that is seen principally as an evolutionary fight among humanity and pathogens. A possible insatiable call for for strength, destiny power offers and the influence in their use on weather and makes an attempt to ameliorate those results are mentioned. The booklet concludes with a glance on the partial destruction of the ozone layer and the foreign attempt to fix the wear and tear.

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