Species are going extinct at a rate so alarming that scientists called it a “biological annihilation” in the peer-reviewed journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The authors predict “Humanity will eventually pay a very high price for the decimation of the only assemblage of life that we know of in the universe.”
Population currently rises at the astounding rate of 200,000 per day. Americans are concerned the unprecedented rate is depleting resources, endangering wildlife and accelerating climate change. How can we avoid escalating the spiral of influences that threaten humanity’s very existence?
Why would any parent trade a child for a benefit as small as a pair of goats? It’s unimaginable to us, but some cultural norms are so range-bound, the trade may actually seem like a good deal. Here’s how we can change that perception.