Scientists May Be ‘Vastly’ Underestimating The Extinction Risk Facing Some Species

Posted by Bridget Ryan, May 16, 2017

A new Columbia University study is challenging the accuracy of methods used by the IUCN to determine conservation status.
The IUCN Red List paints a grim picture of the biodiversity loss we are facing as a planet. In 2016, tens of thousands of mammals, birds, insects, plants and other organisms were found to be under threat from extinction, according to the list.


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