Species Are Going Extinct At An Unprecedented Rate

Here’s Why You Should Care

A 2019 global analysis of the state of nature, compiled by 150 experts from 50 countries, paints a stark and harrowing picture of species loss over the past 50 years. The United Nations-backed study from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, published Monday, shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because of humans and that countries continue to use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
It’s a disaster at least on a par with climate change, with dire implications for human life as we know it.

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Just another reason why biocapacity is critical!