SOAP BOX TIME
As the media's obsession with grinding the smallest of the most trivial of human endeavors to dust. Let us consider the following :
The World Wildlife Fund reports that we will need TWO EARTHS every year to support the modern world by the year 2050
U.N.: Ocean 'dead zones' increasing fast.Experts estimate 200 worldwide, up from 149 just two years ago
"We've just come off a second summer in Canada in which we've had next to no whales show up,""We know that the Bering Sea has taken a beating over the last ten years, and that productivity has plummeted there, forcing the whales into new habitat,"
Hippos in Africa reserve being wiped outConservationists estimate rebels slaughtered 400 in last two weeks
Antarctic waters see fishing pressureFirst, there is a growing demand for krill, which can be used as feed for farmed salmon, and second, the latest technology for catching krill, with ships that continuously vacuum them up, could deplete their numbers.
Scientists: World's coral reefs in danger
Now, we can all get back to chattering about Tom Cruise's wedding.