What Earth Day means when humans possess planet-shaping powers

For nearly 50 years, Earth Day has provided an opportunity for people across the globe to come together and rally in support of the natural world. While the specific challenges have varied, the goal has remained more or less the same: to protect the rich, biological world that the current generation has inherited from being overwhelmed by the influences of humanity. While there have been many notable successes since this day of celebration began in 1970, the overall trajectory has not been uplifting...

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