Sunday, July 07, 2002

The End is Nigh-sort of Send this entry to: Spurl Ma.gnolia Digg Newsvine Reddit

The End is Night-sort of This story in the Observer is a sneak preview of a World Wildlife Fund report due out Tuesday. Pretty alarmist stuff-and I'll comment on the report proper when it's on their website. But here is one of the major facts to make us take note....
Shrinking Forests: Between 1970 and 2002 forest cover has dwindled by 12 per cent.
I may sound a bit flippant, but 12%?!?! Are they sure they're not off in their math-to get worked up over a 12% shrinkage seems much.