The primary ecological event of 21st century Earth is global urbanization. Appearing to be at the vanguard of the decimation of the Earth, urbanization is perhaps at the vanguard of the recovery of the Earth ecosystem. Global urbanization offers significant adaptive features that have already begun to reduce the global population, increase efficiency, and shift from an industrial-based economy to an ecologically based economy.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
“As many as 51 trillion microplastic particles – 500 times more than stars in our galaxy – litter our seas." (UN)