Biodiversity Loss: Global ‘Threat Maps’ Reveal Impact Of Human Consumption On Wildlife

Earth is currently in the midst of a very serious biodiversity crisis. Although estimates of the exact number vary widely, scientists now believe that the rapid loss in species we are seeing today is anywhere between 1,000 and 10,000 times higher than the extinction rate when humans weren’t around.

International Business Times

Last updated on 09 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Residential and commercial development