Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Not Enough Babes in the Woods

Yesterday I read a fascinating Newsweek article on some of the less well-known consequences of Europe's de-population:


The unexpected (by me, anyway) consequences include reforestation, the return of wolves, a decrease in biodiversity (as farmland becomes forest, there is an initial, generations-long decrease in biodiversity as meadow flora and fauna are lost), and sewer problems.

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