In effect, one species is now a hazard to the other 10 million or so on the planet, and to itself.
The scary thing about these findings is that they don't deal at all with mineral resources, which according to the Hubbard Oil Curve and anyone who looks at it clearly, are in the same sad state. These two situations taken together with any truth in climate change could point to a collapse of our societies just down the road. This is what the front pages, and not just the backrooms, of the world should be talking about.
Maybe we won't have to worry about all this recent world war posturing, maybe Mother Nature will get us first. Or possibly that's what these wars have always been about, despite the political, religious reasons that we are always fed.
We would do well to remember the words of St. Exupery, "We do not inherit the Earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children."