United Nations: One Million Species Are Poised to Go Extinct

A massive new report by the United Nations concludes that a million species are under threat of extinction — and humans are to blame.

Human Error After spending three years compiling the United Nations’ first comprehensive biodiversity report, researchers came to an alarming conclusion: humans have driven one million species to the brink of extinction — putting more species at risk than ever before in human history. “Ecosystems, species, wild populations, local varieties, and breeds of domesticated plants and animals are shrinking, deteriorating, or vanishing,” […]

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