Humans are a bad species and the sooner we get off the planet the better. We’ve been damaging the earth and its animal inhabitants with our behavior one way or another since our humble beginnings. Now we’re denying all the harm we’ve done and still do. We’re well on our way to our own eventual doom. But for the animals’ sake it would be better sooner rather than later.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert