Exploring Hydrocarbon Depletion
I find myself increasingly disliking my species more and more each day.
eastbay wrote:Since Haiti, I knew it was only a matter of time before an entire once-forested African nation too is denuded of trees.
Ludi wrote:Just remember it isn't our species that's the problem, but our culture (and cultures very much like ours).
Lots of folks lived just fine without ravaging the countryside.
Mo_Oil_Dave wrote:Tomarrow morning, go outside and find a tree with leaves on it. Pluck one and press it in a book. After several years bring it out and show it to your grandkids. Describe a forrest to them. Remember to show them the leaf otherwise they won't believe you.
.... 400 years ago the UK was 98% forest. Now it's less than 1%.
We're getting bamboo flooring soon.
In the 20 counties and several outlying areas under quarantine, the state estimates that 15 million ash trees are dead or dying.