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.

source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/species-extinction-risk_us_59141a85e4b00b643ebb3934?zja

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