Populations of land-based species have fallen by 25%, marine species by 28% and freshwater species by 29% since 1970.
Populations of ocean birds have fallen by 30% just since the mid 1990s, while land-based populations have dropped by 25%.
So, what is the source of these alarming figures? Well, it isn’t Greenpeace or Save the Earth or any other alarmist environmental organisztion. No -- the report comes from the Zoological Society of London. In other words, an organization hardly given to exaggeration.
And still we have yet to see the impact of ongoing climate change!
What the world should see, in my opinion, is an uprising of moral indignation amongst the world’s religious leaders and their congregations. For how can anyone avoid the conclusion that mankind is failing dismally in his caretaker role?