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With thousands of species going extinct how do we choose which ones to try and save?

Read the article then tell us what you think...
« Last Edit: 25/09/2014 10:39:13 by _system »


 

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Re: How do we choose which species to save from extinction?
« Reply #1 on: 26/09/2014 22:43:32 »
Should we intervene in species extinction?

There are some species which we can be as near as damn it to certain that are on the brink due to the actions of humans. But there are others which evolution deems to be a failure.

What ever the case, our intervention needs to be well thought through before we act. We have to be sure that our saving species "A" does not have a knock-on effect on species "B", resulting in a detrimental effect on species "C", "D", "E" etc.

Perhaps we might do better to turn or attention to avoiding future interference, rather than trying to put right the mess we have already made.
 

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Re: How do we choose which species to save from extinction?
« Reply #2 on: 26/09/2014 23:05:21 »
How do we choose which ones to save?

We start with Homo Sapiens by trashing all the climate change propaganda and concentrate on developing jobs again so we, the middle class, can afford to eat and have a home to live in!
« Last Edit: 26/09/2014 23:07:58 by Ethos_ »
 

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