Guardian: Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals

Damian Carrington Environment editor  @dpcarrington Mon 21 May 2018 20.00 BST Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet. The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss of 83% … Continue reading Guardian: Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals

Massive New Fissures Open On Hawaiian Volcano, Prompting More Evacuations

Terray Sylvester, Huffington Post Some 37 buildings have been destroyed and nearly 2,000 people ordered to evacuate in the past 10 days. PAHOA, Hawaii, May 13 (Reuters) – Two new fissures opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, hurling bursts of rock and magma with an ear-piercing screech on Sunday, threatening nearby homes and prompting authorities to order new evacuations. One new fissure from Sunday morning was … Continue reading Massive New Fissures Open On Hawaiian Volcano, Prompting More Evacuations