Earth Has Lost More Than Half Of Its Wildlife Populations In Just The Last 40 Years

The World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2018 has released its latest document that provides a comprehensive view of the Earth’s health – and it’s depressing. Between 1970 and 2014, populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60 percent. This plunge in the size of populations of vertebrate animals is the result of human modification of natural landscapes and overexploitation, the report notes.

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The End Of History Illusion And Its Significance Explained

In a 2013 paper “The End Of History Illusion” published in the journal Science, three psychologists documented that people, regardless of their ages, are unable to predict change in their personalities and preferences as they transition towards the adulthood. The paper highlights the way individual of all ages think the person they are now is the final version of themselves, and that they won’t change in the future.