25 environmental threats in our future
March 29th, 2008

Environmental scientists and policy makers have done some deep brainstorming sessions about our future, according to an article in New Scientist. 35 representatives from organizations involved in environmental policy, academia, scientific journalism in the UK have used what they call ‘horizon scanning.’ They’ve established a list of 25 future novel threats facing UK biodiversity. This list includes toxic nanomaterials, biomimetic robots that could become new invasive species or genetically engineered viruses. Even if the scientists only covered the UK situation, most of these threats can be applied in other parts of the world. But read more…

Links: ZDNet, Primidi


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