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The danger of modified nature

How man creates the nature of the future
ECOLOGY / With technological measures in all directions, researchers are faced with sky-high challenges. One of them is human ignorance linked to indifference.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

Elizabeth Kolbert is the author of the book The Sixth Extinction. In the sequel 'Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future' she presents us with people trying to solve problems – created by people trying to solve problems.

Science states: Humans have reduced more than half of the earth's ice-free land masses – around 43,5 million square kilometers – and indirectly half of what remains. Our success as the planet's rulers has led to side effects such as warming of the atmosphere, acidification and rising of the sea, reduced glaciers, desertification – among other things. In the age of man, the anthropocene, we have nowhere to go. . .

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Ranveig Eckhoff
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