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A million species at immediate risk of extinction

July 25, 2019 12:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A million species at immediate risk of extinction. Should we panic about the IPBES Global Assessment report? During the recent federal election campaign, a new landmark report on the state of global biodiversity was released, but went largely unnoticed in the Australian media. The recent IPBES Global Assessment paints a grim picture of current and anticipated loss in biodiversity and ecosystem services. It is the most comprehensive report of its kind ever completed, and finds that around 1 million animal and plant... View Article