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Twenty five years after leading scientists issued a first 'warning to humanity', raising the alarm about the environmental destruction, a newly updated warning has been signed by over 15,000 scientists from around the world.
Zistboom: Twenty five years after leading scientists issued a first 'warning to humanity', raising the alarm about the environmental destruction they were witnessing, a newly updated warning has been signed by over 15,000 scientists from around the world.

Back in 1992, a group of over 1,700 scientists, including the majority of the world's living Nobel science laureates, signed a statement titled "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity". The statement pointed towards a looming environmental catastrophe, based on ozone depletion, freshwater availability, marine life depletion, ocean dead zones, forest loss, biodiversity destruction, climate change, and continued human population growth.

In the time since that warning was issued, the only major progress humanity has made is in regards to the