Biodiversity extinction

More than 80,000 species of plants have been categorized as “going to extinct simply because humans don’t need them” have been identified in a study by a group of researchers led by John Kress, a botany curator emeritus at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of National History.

The research findings can be read in the journal Plants, People, Planet.

This is considered a massive biodiversity loss and is regarded as a “wake-up call” to protect our biodiversity to protect our ecosystem. Read more

News Credit: The Guardian

Picture Credit: Joey Santore, (CC-BY-NC)

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