1 million species at risk of extinction: UN

UN’s report called the Global Assessment has warned that up to one million of Earth’s estimated eight million plant, insect and animal species is at risk of extinction. The Report has been compiled by UN’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). IPBES is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity… Continue reading 1 million species at risk of extinction: UN

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft U.N. report

According to the leaked Summary for Policy Makers from a draft of forthcoming UN Report, up to 1 million species are at risk of extinction due to human activity. The report is set to be released on May 6th. The report is being prepared by United Nations’ Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services… Continue reading One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft U.N. report