“‘Sadly, our descendants will also have to do without the aesthetic pleasures and sources of imagination provided by our only known living counterparts in the universe,’ said Ehrlich.
“In the meantime, the overall scope of population losses makes clear the world cannot wait to address biodiversity damage, according to the authors. They call for curbs on the basic drivers of extinction—human overpopulation and overconsumption—and challenge society to move away from ‘the fiction that perpetual growth can occur on a finite planet.'”
And why are humans coded to have no empathy toward all other life on Earth? Because they are extremist religious fundamentalists like Scott Pruitt who believe some old guy with a long white beard who lives on a cloud wants us all to harvest biodiversity like we’re mining for gold? Evil fuck.
When your coding makes your species a cancer upon your own home planet – you got malware, bitch.
“Researchers recently found that a female killer whale could copy the phrases ‘hello,’ ‘bye-bye,’ ‘Amy,’ and ‘one, two, three.’ The orca could also imitate a wolf’s howl, an elephant’s trumpeting, and the sounds of a creaking door and a ‘raspberry.’ And she reproduced the new sounds quickly, some within the first attempt.”
Sadly, “Puget Sound’s Southern Resident Orca Population Drops To 30-Year Low” . Can we fix with slower ships? Or by feeding them?