End of the World - soon ‘too late’ to save Earth15000 Scientists Issued an Alarming “Letter to Humanity”
Scientists led by top US ecologist Professor William Ripple
Soon it will be too late to shift course away from our failing trajectory, and time is running out,”
Titled as a “Second Notice,” the stern warning
“To prevent widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss, humanity must practice a more environmentally sustainable alternative to business as usual,”
The scientist said 25 years after their last warning;
The amount of fresh water available per head of population worldwide has reduced by 26%.
The number of ocean “dead zones” - places where little can live because of pollution and oxygen starvation - has increased by 75%.
Nearly 300 million acres of forest have been lost, mostly to make way for agricultural land.
Global carbon emissions and average temperatures have shown continued significant increases.
Human population has risen by 35%.
Collectively the number of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish in the world has fallen by 29%.