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    The New York Times CompanyAnthony Doerr11/18/176 min
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    The New York Times Company
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    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      1 year ago

      A sad ending to a beautiful earth. Already half the animals are gone, and a third of all the birds are gone in the U.S. Maybe governments and people will get serious when half the humans are gone. Maybe!

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        1 year ago

        Upvote. I spend a bizarre amount of time pondering that exact question: When does real talk re: human extinction begin? (Hopefully sooner than half the humans are gone!)

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      1 year ago

      Loved the top. Liked the bottom.

      In just 25 years, we have "cut the number of wild animals on earth by something close to half."

      Humans are funny - the way we think we're larger than life. This next century is going to be nutso.