Prelude to global extinction: Disappearance of species tells only part of the story of human impact on Earth’s animals

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 09:02 in Paleontology & Archaeology

No bells tolled when the last Catarina pupfish on Earth died. Newspapers didn’t carry the story when the Christmas Island pipistrelle vanished forever. Two vertebrate species go extinct every year on average, but few people ... Read more

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