Population ecologist William Rees suggests that planet Earth could be headed for a major population correction—perhaps before the end of this century. Such a correction, he notes, would be a drastic reduction in human population.
Loggers are illegally felling rare and valuable trees to sell in China and Europe, making Cambodia's deforestation rate among the world's worst.
Industrial fishing takes place across more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans, according to a new study.
As of August 2, 2017, humans have officially used more natural resources than the Earth can replenish in one year.
Researchers say global resource governance and sharing of geoscience data is needed to address challenges facing future mineral supply.
The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how we produce and consume resources has formed a 'striking new pattern' in the planet's global energy flow, according to researchers.