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#15: Split the Earth: 50% for Humans, 50% for Protected Biodiversity Zones by Alex Lightman

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top 30 articles published this year on our blog (out of more than 1,000), based on how many total hits each one received.

The following piece was first published here on June 21, 2015, and is the #15 most viewed of the year.

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US Embargo of Cuba is Immoral - It Prevents Cuban Medicines from Reaching 316 Million Americans by Alex Lightman

The US and Cuba resumed diplomatic relations today for the first time in 54 years. The US embargo of Cuba continues, in part because of people who have never been to Cuba but claim to be victims of Cuba, like Marco Rubio.

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Split the Earth: 50% for Humans, 50% for Protected Biodiversity Zones by Alex Lightman

The Sixth Mass Extinction is upon us.

Stanford professor Paul Ehrlich has been studying extinction for decades; he published Extinction: The Causes and Consequences of Disappearing Species in 1981. Since that time Ehrlich has seen numbers that indicate the rate of extinction - of vertebrates, including mammals - is increasing.

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China’s Troubles by Alex Lightman

An associate of mine recently expressed the opinion: “There’s nothing pathetic about China… nothing wrong with being #2.”  Excuse me, but I strongly disagree.