Endangered species

 

Humans creating sixth great extinction of animal

Study reveals rate of extinction for species in the 20th century has been up to 100 times higher than would have been normal without human impact.

The modern world is experiencing a “sixth great extinction” of animal species even when the lowest estimates of extinction rates are considered, scientists have warned.

The rate of extinction for species in the 20th century was up to 100 times higher than it would have been without man’s impact, they said. Read more.