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How much life is there left in our planet?

Ian Pearson 

Ian Pearson is the Minister of State (Minister for Science and Innovation) in the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills.

How much life is there left in our planet?


One Response

  1. Dear Ian,

    There is plenty of life left in the planet. The Earth and its flora and fauna have weathered much greater threats than us puny humans. It has endured global freeze up (when all the land was concentrated over one of the poles), seen the collapse of the ocean currents and suffered several massive meteor strikes. For nearly three billion years the Earth was the exclusive domain of domain bacteria. Plants and animals are a relatively recent addition and not essential to the ecosystem. If plants and animals all disappeared tomorrow the Earth could happily revert to a bacteria-only ecology. It is the bacteria that drive all the Earth’s elemental cycles. There is no threat to the living planet at the moment. The only things that are under threat are humans and the organisms we are driving into extinction.



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