Scientists Warn We Have Entered the 6th Mass Extinction

JoAnn Chateau

A scientific study reveals that a variety of animal species are dying-out 100 times faster than normal. In other words, some species are rapidly becoming extinct within 10 years, instead of a more typical 1000-year time span.

There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity’s existence. That is the bad news at the center of a new study by a group of scientists including Paul Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population Studies in biology and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Ehrlich and his co-authors call for fast action to conserve threatened species, populations and habitat, but warn that the window of opportunity is rapidly closing.

— Stanford

Read the linked article below to learn more.

Mass Extinction Is Here

The new study, published in the journal Science Advances, shows that even with extremely conservative estimates, species are disappearing…

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4 Responses to Scientists Warn We Have Entered the 6th Mass Extinction

  1. Su Leslie says:

    Sometimes I’m just ashamed to be human. No matter how hard I try to lead a good life with a small footprint, it will never be enough.

    • Striving for a small footprint is a very smart thing, and that many individuals are doing it has a positive impact. The problem is that there aren’t many smart CEO’s … imagine the immediate, enormous difference it would make if Walmart focused on using green energy at all of their facilities, instead of focusing on hiding their money in tax havens.

  2. Grown men (for the most part) stuck in their “terrible twos” making ungodly environmental messes they expect others to clean up for them, throwing tantrums when asked to stop. The only difference between them and and spoiled toddlers is that they will resort to deadly force to get their way.

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