reducing anthropocentrism

There is much to lose in giving up the human position as the unmarked norm. But as the statistics tell us, there is much more to lose by continuing on the current trajectory.

1992, November

Bringing together 1,700 scientists from 69 countries, the Union of Concerned Scientists issues its World Scientists' Warning to Humanity, which states that "human beings and the natural world are on a collision course" (Worldwatch Institute, timeline, timeline/timeline.htm retrieved January, 2007). timeline/timeline.htm retrieved January, 2007