EDITORIAL from SCIENCE
How much of the planet should we leave for other
forms of life? This is a question humanity must
now grapple with. The global human population
is 7.6 billion and anticipated to increase to
around 10 billion by the middle of the century.
Consumption is also projected to increase, with
demands for food and water more than doubling
by 2050. Simply put, there is finite space and energy on
the planet, and we must decide how much of it we’re
willing to share. This question requires deep consideration
as it will determine the fate of millions of species
and the health and well-being of future generations.
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Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world’s top academic journals.