PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

"'We're 40 percent paved over, so there's not much nature left,' he said, shrugging. With a growing population of 200,000, the 26-square-mile county might be reaching a 'critical mass' of dense urban landscape, he said, where even the hardiest wild survivors, such as skunks, can no longer make it. Hodnett, a wildlife biologist in Fairfax County, which has a healthy skunk population, says he has a hard time believing the animals have disappeared from Arlington. 'It would really raise questions about our own quality of life,' he said. 'If a skunk can't make it here, how are we doing?'"

Tags: news, science!
Subscribe

  • huh

    "The problem for a terrorist group like Al Qaeda is that its recruitment pool is Muslims, but most Muslims are not interested in terrorism. Most…

  • today's good read

    "It’s Time for Black Liberation, Not Liberalism."

  • (no subject)

    What lead to the death of the enclosed mall as a concept?

  • Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments