A decline in the diversity of farmed plants and livestock breeds is gathering pace, threatening future food supplies for the world's growing population, the head of a new United Nations panel on biodiversity said on Monday.
Do the nutritional supplements you have been taking because you wanted to improve your health actually contain corn-derived ingredients that were never put through thorough, independent, safety-testing by the FDA? The linked post raises concerns.
"The apocalypse has a new date: 2048. That's when the world's oceans will be empty of fish, predicts an international team of ecologists and economists. The cause: the disappearance of species due to overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change." http://www.cbsnews.com/news/salt-water-fish-extinction-seen-by-2048/
Dr. Joe Hoffman says that "As the climate continues to change, many fur seal pups are not surviving to adulthood and the population is declining." You can learn more here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140723131407.htm