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15,000 Scientists Just Signed A "Warning To Humanity"

November 14, 2017View for printing

In 25 years, human numbers have increased by 2 billion, or 35 percent. Close to 121 million hectares (300 million acres) of forest have been cut down, while the number of ocean dead zones has increased by 75 percent, and the amount of fresh water available per person has decreased by 26 percent.

"As most political leaders respond to pressure, scientists, media influencers, and lay citizens must insist that their governments take immediate action as a moral imperative to current and future generations of human and other life," they wrote.

"With a groundswell of organized grassroots efforts, dogged opposition can be overcome and political leaders compelled to do the right thing."

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