These links to research and studies paint an ecological picture of our time, on an array of issues.
Most were published studies in science journals from 2014 to 2015. Each offers solid content and well researched conclusions. This is but the smallest sample.
The one good thing about these losses is that much of nature, being dynamic, can come back once we decide to come into balance with the realities of which we are a part.
My thanks to the universities, institutions and science people who labor across the world to catalog the many constituent parts of ecosystems. - Kevin Nelson
Great Acceleration” in human activity since 1950 on 24 indicator “planetary dashboard”
Illegal land clearing for commercial agriculture responsible for half of tropical deforestation
Nearly 400,000 Marchers Sound the ‘Climate Alarm’ in New York City
Southwest U.S. may face 'megadrought' this century
Earth’s Major Aquifers Are in Trouble
Avoiding ecosystem collapse: Experts Weigh in
Protect the world's deltas - Sea-level rise and river engineering spell disaster
Plastic Pollution in the World's Oceans: More than 5 Trillion Plastic Pieces Afloat at Sea
NOAA on ‘tipping points’ for sea level rise - U.S. coast may see 30 days a year of flood
China is burning almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined
Pontifical Academy of Sciences 2014 - Are Humanity's dealings with Nature sustainable?
Conserving the Environment for the Sake of One’s Legacy
The economic damage caused by carbon dioxide emissions could be six times what United States now uses to guide energy regulations
Unprecedented 21st century drought risk in the American Southwest and Central Plains
Perpetual economic growth and limitless technological expansion go entirely unquestioned
California Drought Tests History of Endless Growth
As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?
Major changes needed for coral reef survival
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