Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 10 August 2010 Man should abandon earth: Hawking Mankind's only chance of long-term survival lies in colonising space, as humans drain Earth of resources and face terrifying new threats, warned scientist Stephen Hawking. 0 Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Mankind's only chance of long-term survival lies in colonising space, as humans drain Earth of resources and face a terrifying array of new threats, warned British scientist Stephen Hawking. Cuban missile crisis NEXT ON HEALTH24X Playing hard to get? These types of people might be into that 2020-07-13 20:45 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Moderna Covid-19 vaccine 'promising' after early trial Medical Sweden's lack of lockdown: What researchers found Mental health Streetlights could be harming your teen's sleep and mental health Medical 73 countries are running out of HIV medication due to pandemic. Is SA on that list? Medical Wash your hands, wear a mask, distance... Do people actually listen? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.