One million species face extinction, world is on notice, says major UN report

By: Countercurrents Team   Posted on

Nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail if radical action is not taken, says a major UN report on the impact of humans on nature.

Speaking in Paris at the launch of the 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – the first such report since 2005 – UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said that its findings put the world “on notice”.

https://countercurrents.org/2019/05/one-million-species-face-extinction-world-is-on-notice-says-major-un-report