Study confirms sixth mass extinction is currently underway, caused by humans

Study confirms sixth mass extinction is currently underway, caused by humans

1/17/2022 9:12:00 AM

Study confirms sixth mass extinction is currently underway, caused by humans

Since 1500, Earth may have lost about a tenth of its 2 million known species, say scientists

Red Listto support their stance, arguing that the rate of species loss does not differ from the background rate,” the researchers wrote in the study. “However, theRed Listis heavily biased: almost all birds and mammals but only a minute fraction of invertebrates have been evaluated against conservation criteria.”

With invertebrates, such as insect species, being less likely to be assessed than better-known species in other groups, researchers said these creatures may well be the “most likely to be threatened” and therefore to have gone extinct.“Thus the numbers assessed as Extinct on the

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There's no greater joy than having financial freedom and a life free debts 😊, that's why I keep posting a comment about Mrs Michael90078 It's really sad that this mass extinction doesn't include the human race after that we are the ones who are guilty of all this desaster and even don't want to stop it cause of greed for profit

Study shows what those funding study require.. Study confirms MSM is in a world of hurt. That ofcourse until another study confirms this is not true. ScIEnCE SherylSandberg & Schrep, Please create Non-Binding Irrefutable Consensuses, where Entities query very many Citizens of very many Constituencies on very many things, at a Penny-Per, via The Operator, Displaying the Results on Convergence: A Map of the World.

After Non-Binding Irrefutable Consensuses & HyperCapSoc, someone will take on this assignment. I am still not certain however whether we collectively chose to eradicate any species such as ticks, mosquitoes, roundworms, tsetse flies etc Study confirms water is wet.

“Often, they use the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List to support their stance, arguing that the rate of species loss does not differ from the background rate,” the researchers wrote in the study. “However, the Red List is heavily biased: almost all birds and mammals but only a minute fraction of invertebrates have been evaluated against conservation criteria.” With invertebrates, such as insect species, being less likely to be assessed than better-known species in other groups, researchers said these creatures may well be the “most likely to be threatened” and therefore to have gone extinct. “Thus the numbers assessed as Extinct on the Red List are under-estimates, and inappropriate to use to estimate true levels of extinction,” they wrote. While the Red List suggests that about 900 species are extinct, researchers said the true number of die-offs vastly exceeds the normal background rate of extinctions on the planet. They estimated that between 150,000 to 260,000 of the nearly 2 million known species may already have gone extinct since around the year 1500. Among the life forms on Earth undergoing extinction, the study found more evidence that land species, particularly island species, are suffering far greater die-off rates than continental ones. While some said this mass extinction is a natural trajectory and that humans are just another species playing their role on Earth, researchers argued that humans are the only species that have a conscious choice regarding the planet’s future. Recommended