Oct 27, 2016
World facing biggest mass extinction since dinosaurs — with two thirds of animals wiped out in 50 years
Posted by Shane Hinshaw in categories: climatology, existential risks, sustainability
Not all things future are for the best😑.
The world is facing the biggest extinction since the dinosaurs, with seven in 10 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles wiped out in just 50 years, a new report warns.
The latest Living Planet report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) estimates that by 2020 populations of vertebrates will have fallen by 67 per cent since 1970.