Iranian Filmmaker Goes Where the Mainstream Enviro Left Doesn’t Dare

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Date of Publication: July 12

Year of Publication: 2023

Publication City: Santa Monica, CA

Publisher: Truthdig

Author(s): Christopher Ketcham

On overpopulation and the need to reduce human numbers.

Leave it to a woman who grew up under the patriarchal oppression of Iran to speak truth to the American enviro left now mired in the ignorance of woke doctrine.

In her new documentary short, “Space to Live,” Nastaran Rahnama offers up the common sense of wildlife biology and human ecology that’s too controversial for green wokesters on the enviro left: Homo sapiens is in population overshoot, and this in turn is killing wildlife habitat.

Between 1970 and 2018, human beings wiped out 60% of all mammals, birds, fish and reptiles with our astonishing growth and arrogance of numbers coupled toxically with affluence seeking.

In other words, the last 50 years of human expansionism has been a bloodbath for nonhuman communities.

Read the full article and check out the film here or below (featuring contributors including Prof Paul Ehrlich, Jeff Gibbs, Dr. Sofia Pineda Ochoa, Robin Maynard, Michael Kaelo, Brian Kaelo, and Dennis Sonkoi):


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