Animal extinction


A majority of biologists are convinced that a "mass extinction" of plants and animals is underway that poses a major threat to humans in the next century. The rapid disappearance of plant and animal species is ranked as one of the planet's gravest environmental worries, surpassing pollution, global warming and the thinning of the ozone layer, according to the 1998 survey of 400 scientists commissioned by New York's American Museum of Natural History.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
15.05.2019 – 21:45 CEST