Study Says Earth on Brink of Mass Extinction Event

A landmark study by an international group of scientists has concluded that planet Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction event comparable in scale to the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. The researchers found that extinction rates are currently 1000 times higher than normal due to deforestation, global climate change, and the depletion of ocean fisheries.

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  1. The vast majority of folks are in denial because they are afraid of the truth. Of course, this gets us no where! Unfortunately, it is going to take the extinction of an animal that is very important to almost every human being alive to wake them up. It seems the majority of people–at least in the United States–don’t want to be bothered unless it is self-evident and affecting their lives, NOW.

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