The Sword of Damocles and the Biosphere

Conference object English OPEN
Cairns, John; (2011)
  • Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
  • Subject: climate change | sustainability | evolution | global warming

The tale of the sword of Damocles can be used to describe the sword hanging by a thread over humankind with the damage it is doing to the present biosphere. The sixth biosphere, or the current biosphere, is experiencing a significant reduction in species caused by huma... View more
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