Earth’s Great Omninvore

Posted on November 1, 2011


I’ve been thinking a lot about the fact that the planet now has 7 billion people alive on it, all at the same time.  I think just knowing the fact makes it seem more crowded.  We are up from 6 billion souls in just 12 years.  I wrote earlier about the latest epoch becoming known as the Anthropocene, the age of man.    Here, Wired magazine has an essay with some jaw dropping perspectives to help make sense of 7 billion.  . . . more>>