Life is far to resilient and tenacious, and humans don't hold as much power over the planet as they like to think, imho.
Yes... The human population is increasing at rates that the ecosystem cannot sustain and support. And our lifestyle is wreaking some havoc on the planet. However, mother nature seems readily capable of making required adjustments when needed. Time, resources, and the process are all on "her" side.
Food for thought anyway... ymmv.
This message has been edited by ever-a-newbie on Jun 21, 2011 11:30 PM