Tag Archives: extinction

Banktransferlujah!! Money Transfer Action Day!

|

This Saturday thousands of people around the country are transferring their money from large corporate banks, into small financial institutions, community-oriented cooperatives and credit unions. We’ve been doing this for some time, check out our own Dragonfly’s amazing stealth video during our successful campaign against JP Morgan Chase and their financing of Mountaintop Removal.

Faith, Faithlessness, and the Occupation in Between

|

Join critically acclaimed author, KtB editor, and OccupyWriters.com founder Jeff Sharlet, and the unstoppable evangelists of anti-consumerism Reverend Billy and Savitri D for a discussion about religion and politics in the Occupy movement and beyond. The conversation, held at the renowned Midtown performance space The Tank on November 15, will be hosted by Killing the Buddha.

The World Takes Action on Biodiversity

|

In the middle of the world’s 6th great extinction, it is hard to find a lot of positive news on biodiversity and saving species — we currently have a rate of extinction the world has not seen since dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago. However, at the end of the Convention of Biodiversity in Nagoya, […]

Saving Tigers from Extinction – A 6% Solution

|

It is the Chinese Year of the Tiger and also the International Year of Biodiversity.  So it seems more than fitting that this year will also see the first Tiger Summit, scheduled for this coming November, to be hosted by Russia’s Vladimir Putin, prime minister of the summit’s host nation. The summit marks the culmination […]

Is Another Mass Extinction Imminent?

|

Our planet’s resources are finite; through overpopulation and exploitation, our species has done an excellent job of burning through them at a devastating rate. Clean water is increasingly scarce, our atmosphere is quickly degrading, and our oceans are turning into acid. Many scientists now believe that our species, as well as thousands of others, may be teetering on the precipice of another global mass extinction. Is the collapse of life as we know it now inevitable?