A macabre measure of the human footprint

Tweit, Susan
October 2008
High Country News;10/13/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p28
The author reflects on the environmental impact of human beings. The author discusses the findings of a Purdue University roadkill census, which claim that about 10,500 carcasses representing 65 wildlife species were found in a one-mile stretch of highway traversing a bog. She emphasized that counting roadkill could be a means to analyze human beings' impact to the environment and the underlying problem of human overpopulation.


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