Sixth wave of extinction dawns as planet’s life-support systems near danger zone
- Kevin O’Sullivan
- The Irish Times
The destruction of nature threatens humanity at least as much as human-induced climate change, a global report on species loss will warn on Monday.
Complied by hundreds of leading specialists on biodiversity loss, the report will provide evidence that the planet’s life-support systems are approaching a danger zone for humanity.
Up to a million species are at risk of annihilation, many within decades, was one of the findings in a…