10-30% of mammal, bird and amphibian species are endangered

February 24th, 2010

The 2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report noted there has been a substantial and largely irreversible loss in the diversity of life on Earth, with some 10-30 percent of the mammal, bird and amphibian species currently threatened with extinction, all due to human actions.

Source: Loss of Biodiversity and Extinctions – GlobalIssues.org

Date:  Last updated: 1 Dec 2009

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