Extinction

Updated Species Extinction List Signals ‘Urgent Action Needed to Save Life on Earth’

The U.S.-based Center for Biological Diversity warned Thursday of the “urgent action needed to save life on Earth” in response to a new global assessment revealing that nearly 27% of over 120,000 analyzed plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction. “At this point it’s a matter of political will to rapidly move away …

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Top Global Experts Say Humanity Must ‘Heal Our Broken Relationship With Nature’ to Prevent Future Pandemics

“Humanity’s broken relationship with nature comes at a cost.” That cost is new zoonotic diseases, which are passed from animals to humans and “are emerging at an alarming rate.” That is according to a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) report released Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate communities and economies across the …

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World Environment Day Provokes Warnings That ‘To Care for Humanity, We Must Care for Nature’

As a pandemic that’s killed over 393,000 people rages on and demonstrations demanding racial justice continue across the globe, the international community on Friday marked World Environment Day with scientifically supported warnings about the importance of protecting nature for the future of humanity. “To care for humanity, we must care for nature. We need our …

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Jane Goodall Warns Humanity Will Be ‘Finished’ After Covid-19 Without Ending ‘Absolute Disrespect for Animals and the Environment’

In a webinar Tuesday about pandemics, wildlife, and intensive animal farming, world renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall warned of dire consequences if humanity fails to rapidly reform the global food system and stop destroying natural habitats. “One of the lessons learnt from this crisis is that we must change our ways.”—Jane Goodall, primatologist “If …

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