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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:00 am 
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Measures need to be taken to tackle human population growth and the increased use of natural resources to halt biodiversity loss. Strategies such as the development of new protected areas are not sufficient to stop global losss of species. Not easy topics to tackle, but getting more urgent all the time. See: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integra ... 263na1.pdf


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:14 pm 
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Not only must human population growth be stopped, but reversed and as fast as possible. Having no kids for around 20 years, then one per family until a stable population of one billion is reached. Along with a 90% reduction if fossil fuel burning within a decade or less, with going to a steady state environmental economy.
A "limited" nuclear war might work, or putting one deep into Yellowstone and forcing a super-volcano eruption. Also, drilling and putting some in other seismic fracture zones, so it just seems like natural events which are already due.
Humans (in general) have shown an insane desire to keep growing while destroying the biosphere.
Otherwise, do nothing, or not enough, and the population will crash followed by thermageddon from CO2 to self-sustained methane releases, and an ELE worse than the dinosaur extinction event. :shock: ](*,) :x :-#

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[quote="Johhny Electriglide"]Not only must human population growth be stopped, but reversed and as fast as possible. ...

A "limited" nuclear war might work, or putting one deep into Yellowstone and forcing a super-volcano eruption. Also, drilling and putting some in other seismic fracture zones, so it just seems like natural events which are already due.

Huh? Limited to where?


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animal-friendly wrote:
Johhny Electriglide wrote:
Not only must human population growth be stopped, but reversed and as fast as possible. ...

A "limited" nuclear war might work, or putting one deep into Yellowstone and forcing a super-volcano eruption. Also, drilling and putting some in other seismic fracture zones, so it just seems like natural events which are already due.

Huh? Limited to where?

The 500 world's largest cities, to stay at half the amount needed to cause a worse reaction---nuclear winter. Unlikely.
Otherwise, do nothing, or not enough, and the population will crash followed by thermageddon from CO2 to self-sustained methane releases, and an ELE worse than the dinosaur extinction event. A more likely scenario. Both "events" actually taking time, so the "frog in the pot of water coming to a boil" psychology of humans is present. Double whammy. 2030-2100, and 2300 to 3500AD. Recovery time to resequester carbon---~200K years. Recovery of biological diversity ~3 million years.
There is also the small possibility of a runaway greenhouse effect keeping the planet sterilized forever. :shock: =;
http://www.progressivesforimmigrationre ... ty-part-1/

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