Kimball Garrett, ornithology collections manager at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, said hes not optimistic about the future.
pointed to some successes with the banning of DDT and the return of the bald eagle and the peregrine falcon since 1970, he
Too many wetlands, bird habitats and nesting grounds are disappearing.
Too many species are never coming back.
With global populations rising along with carbon emissions, only a revolutionary turn in western lifestyles can brighten the planets fate, Garrett
Politicians and their economies based on growth in population, in consumption, and in financial wealth essentially sealed our doom over those intervening decades (since the first Earth Day), he
I am completely pessimistic about the state of our relationship to the Earth unless we can immediately switch directions and massively reduce our population and our ecological footprint, Garrett
said in an emailed reply to questions.