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THE REAL COST OF THE ANTHROPOCENE MUST BE MEASURED AGAINST THE DAMAGE DONE TO THE WEB OF ALL SPECIES

 

March 11, 2013 - Yale Environment 360

By analyzing mitochondrial DNA, scientists now can make more accurate estimates of the numbers of individual species that existed centuries ago. What does it tell us about our impact on the natural world and about our own future? ... http://e360.yale.edu/feature/counting_species_what_it_says_about_human_toll_on_wildlife/2626/

 

March 12, 2013 - New York Times
NO SPECIES IS SAFE FROM BURGEONING WILDLIFE TRADE http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/12/world/asia/no-species-is-safe-from-burgeoning-wildlife-trade.html?pagewanted=all

 

MORE ABOUT THE GLOBAL POACHING DISASTER

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