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Posted inEnvironment

Extinction events

The bad news is that we (the planet) are in our sixth ‘extinction’ event in the geological record.  The first five were caused by ‘natural’ events; the sixth – dramatic loss of biodiversity and ecological collapse – is human caused: “… driven by the concurrence of phenomena unique to human actions including changes in land and […]