Journal Club

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Conservation planning with equity in mind

The challenges of sustainability are becoming more complex, in part, because our increasing population demands ever more from the Earth to meet even our basic needs. But even though there is widespread awareness of the problems of sustainability, including overfishing, … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere, but not enough to farm

Based on human population growth over the last two millennia, Heinz von Foerster and colleagues famously predicted that our population would approach infinity on Friday, 13 November, 2026. Of course, the 1960 doomsday calculation required paradisiacal conditions, including an unlimited … Continue reading

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