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Famed physicist advocates new populations of humans be established to avoid our extinction-

What? At 7-billion “strong” we need to establish new populations? Yes! Stephen Hawking, the great astrophysicist, recently wrote that humans need to spread into outer space or else. (ABC News).

While he […]

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If this is done, should a population of the them be created?

And if a population is created, how should it be managed?  I see great potential for controversy here 😉

Woolly Mammoth Could Soon Be Resurrected. Scientist says extinct beasts could be back within 4 years. By Rob […]

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Conferees from 20 countries gather to discuss strategies-

Talks over tiger extinction fears. The Press Association

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A study says cave bears killed by Ice Age, not hunters-

I didn’t know that the huge cave bears were vegetarians. Changing climate wiped out their food.

Story on the extinction of cave bears. By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent. Reuters.

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey