Climate change presents a serious threat to biodiversity – across the planet and right here at home.
Scientists are telling us:
Globally, we’re losing species at 1,000 to 10,000 times the natural rateof about one to five species per year;Many species and ecosystems will be unable to keep pacewith the rapid climate...
I woke up this morning to a story on the local news that a family of nine had died in another northern First Nation reserve house fire. Among the dead were three children. The underlying cause – poverty and what the reporter called “third world living conditions”. It’s enough to take your breath away.