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 by way of a becoming human inhabitants. this is often via an appraisal of the level to which water and nutrients provides should be in a position to accommodate this inhabitants, which could achieve 11 billion by means of 2100. The swiftly expanding skill to alter biology and evolution via genomics is taken into account subsequent and enhances a dialogue of illness, that's considered principally as an evolutionary fight among humanity and pathogens. A likely insatiable call for for power, destiny strength provides and the effect in their use on weather and makes an attempt to ameliorate those results are mentioned. The publication concludes with a glance on the partial destruction of the ozone layer and the overseas attempt to fix the wear.

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