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Loss of Land-based Vertebrates is Accelerating | Media Coverage

Rhett Buttler/Mongabay
Aug 1, 2020


Multiple outlets covered  the analysis of thousands of vertebrate species reveals that extinction rates are likely much faster than previously thought. The researchers, including Paul Ehrlich call for immediate global action, such as a ban on the wildlife trade, to slow the sixth mass extinction.

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Loss of Land-based Vertebrates is Accelerating 

Media Coverage

August 1, 2020 | The Global Environmental Apocalypse Has Been Canceled | Reason

July 30, 2020 | Millions of Species Face Extinction Emergency | The Good Men Project

July 28, 2020 | Millions of Animals Trafficked Within and Out of Brazil Annually: Report | The Swaddle

July 26, 2020 | Stanford's Paul Ehrlich Discusses the On-going (and Accelerating) Sixith Mass Extinction | The Healthcare Policy Podcast

June 26, 2020 | Biologists Say Mass Extinction Event is Accelerating: More than 500 Species Could Disappear by 2040 | Study Finds

June 9, 2020 | Less Than a Thousand Remain: New List of Animals on the Brink of Extinction | Mongabay

June 8, 2020 | Governments are Largely Unaware of the Scale of the Devestation Caused by Humans | Independent Online

June 6, 2020 | Sixth Mass Extinction Picks Up Pace, Threatening to Wipe Out Over 500 Species in Next 20 Years | Meaww

June 5, 2020 | Sixith Mass Extinction of Wildlife Accelerating Quicker than Expected | Nation of Change

June 5, 2020 | We Can Learn Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic in How We Tackle Climate Change | iNews (UK)

June 5, 2020 | Researchers Caution that the Earth is Rapidly Going Towards Mass Extinction | Day Web Chronicle

June 4, 2020 | We Need Awareness and "Global Ambition" to Stop the Accelerating Mass Extinction of Wildlife | Upload Comet

June 3, 2020 | Humans are Now Driving Earth's Mass Extinction Faster, Experts Warn | Medical Daily 

June 3, 2020 | The Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction is Accelerating | Popular Mechanics

June 3, 2020 | Many Land Animals 'Will Go Extinct' in Just Two Decades | Sustainability Times

June 3, 2020 | Stanford Professor and his Collaborators Find in a New Study that the Sixth Mass Extinction is 'Human Caused and Accelerating.' Trump's Policy Rollbacks aren't Helping | The Rising

June 1, 2020 | Mass Extinctions Are Accelerating, Scientists Report | The New York Times

June 1, 2020 | Researchers Warn More than 500 Land Animals Species Could Go Extinct Within 20 Years | The Week

June 1, 2020 | More than 500 Land Vertebrate Species on the Brink of Extinction, Study Suggests | Irvine Times

June 1, 2020 | The Sixth Mass Extinction is Happening Faster than Expected. Scientists Say It's Our Fault | KITV


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