Tens of millions of people face imminent death from starvation in several African nations. The UN and other aid agencies such as Oxfam are appealing for a massive relief effort.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Humans have now carved up the Earth’s wilderness into 600,000 little pieces
The Washington Post
Scientists Thursday provided a global quantification of one of the most pervasive, but least recognized, ways that humans are marring the coherence of the natural world — by building endless numbers of roads. Story here. A logging road in the UK. Richard Webb