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Rescuing the Earth from Humans

February 21, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Steve Kurtz for this editorial by Frosty Wooldridge that appeared in the Denver Post.
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When you realize humans kill 100 million sharks in the planet’s oceans annually, you scratch your head in dismay, or, at least, consternation. Unknown to most humans, thousands of species suffer extinction at the hands of humanity annually. (Source: Life, August , 1991, “Sharks: Predator becomes prey” Fussman)

When you read startling headlines in the Denver Post announcing devastating drought, you scratch your mind further as to why humans steam forward as if they cannot be touched by nature’s vengeance. What do we possess in our arrogance as to denial of our own vulnerability in the scheme of life?

For full article, visit:
http://neighbors.denverpost.com/blog.php/2008/09/18/rescuing-earth-from-humans/


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