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The Black Rhino faces an uncertain future as one of the species critically endangered in the sixth great mass extinction

People Powered Mass Extinction

The world is losing its wildlife at a rate not seen in 65 million years. We are in the midst of its sixth mass extinction of plants and animals in the past half-billion years. What makes this extinction crisis unique is that it is man-made. Through a combination of climate change, habitat loss/degradation, poaching and the introduction of exotic species,…

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World Governments Meet in Latest Effort to Stem the Tide of Biodiversity Loss

Representatives from 193 UN member nations party to the Convention on Biological Diversity are meeting in Hyderabad, India in an effort to build on historic agreements to protect biodiversity, including the 10 Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed to in Nagoya, Japan in 2010.