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50 dramatic photos of life on Earth People destroying nature and

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Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life

Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth's wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian

An area of the Amazon rainforest which has been slashed and burned stands next to a

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Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth's wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian

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An artist's concept of an asteroid impact hitting the early Earth. Just one of many ways we could all die! Don Davis / NASA

In the jungles of Costa Rica, where humidity routinely tops 90 percent, simply moving around outside when it's over 105 degrees Fahrenheit would be lethal.

Deforestation in Sumatra, one of the world's primate hotspots

'We are losing the web of life': why the global nature crisis is as dangerous as climate change

Impalas graze at the Singita Grumeti Game Reserve, Tanzania, October 7, 2018.

Earth Is Not in the Midst of a Sixth Mass Extinction. “

A dust storm blows in over a colony of Socotra cormorants.

Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

Deforestation and Climate Change

Earth seen from Apollo 17. Environment

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Nature, not humans, could be cause of up to half of Arctic sea ice loss, study claims. '

How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet

Left top: A durian plantation in Raub, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.

We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years

Future of Earth

North face of Mt. Denali and fall colored tundra with early morning light filtered by

We don't need to save endangered species. Extinction is part of evolution.

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A two-month-old Bengali tiger cub in an animal refuge in El Salvador

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Agriculture has an insatiable appetite for new land. Seven million hectares of tropical forests were

Habitat loss is the main threat to many endangered land animals like snow leopards, the WWF warns. (Photo: Tambako the Jaguar/Flickr)

Effects of Climate Change

Humans Caused a Major Shift in Earth's Ecosystems 6,000 Years Ago

Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?

Habitat Loss and Degradation

The 6 most pressing environmental issues—and what you can do to help solve them

Humans have caused the loss of around 80 percent of wild land and marine mammals,

Wild Speculation: Evolution After Humans

Deforestation for resource mining or urbanization can displace native organisms.

Gray wolves

Doomsday: 9 Real Ways the Earth Could End

Have you ever wondered what a world without trees would look like? Close your eyes, and try to imagine a desolate Earth. There'd be no more paper, ...

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A barren desert landscape.

Earth From Space

Coral bleaching at Heron Island Feb 2016_credit The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey /

Burning down the Amazon. Scorched earth

Land pollution

A model earth sitting in a person's hand

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In Facing Mass Extinction, We Must Allow Ourselves to Grieve. “

Human have had a huge impact on the world but we make up a tiny fraction

An underwater photographer documents an expanse of dead coral at Lizard Island on Australia's Great Barrier

Remember when we used just one earth?

Demonstrators on the first Earth Day, Union Square, New York, April 22,

Leonardo DiCaprio visited Goddard Saturday to discuss Earth science with Piers Sellers

Intact rainforest can be seen bordering a deforested area converted to grow soy in Pará state in the Brazilian Amazon, 2012.

Cattle in the Amazon rainforest.

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Having so many people living so closely together without adequate infrastructure causes environmental damage too. Image source: IRIN Photos / Flickr.

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an 'Unprecedented' Pace - The New York Times

For over 150,000 years, the global human population was steady at about 10 million.

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A major assessment of insect studies conducted over the last few decades found that 41 percent

Habitat destruction fuelling the current crisis. Nina Lishchuk/Shutterstock

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change? – Cool Green Science

Climate Change What Happens after 2100

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Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road

Five of the world′s biggest environmental problems | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.10.2016

What Would Happen If Humans Suddenly Disappeared?

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Tourists watch a gorilla in the rainforest

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The Weird Effect Climate Change Will Have On Plant Growth

Composite created by Bob O'Hara.

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In the Face of Extinction, We Have a Moral Obligation

Lush Eocene Arctic 50 million years ago

Tapirs are the biggest land animals in the Amazon, and are threatened by poaching and habitat destruction. Photo: John Novis / Greenpeace