Angus Abranson (angusabranson) wrote,
Angus Abranson
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Going, Going Gone.... 12,000+ Species Facing Extinction Risk

In 2003 the World Conservation Union's Red List said more than 12,000 species (out of 40,000 assessed) faced some extinction risk, including:

  • one bird in eight
  • 13% of the world's flowering plants
  • a quarter of all mammals.

Biodiversity: The Sixth Great Wave (BBC News On-lIne; Friday 1st October 2004)

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