Humans to blame for biological annihilation of wildlife and sixth mass extinction in Earths history

Humans to blame for biological annihilation of wildlife and sixth mass extinction in Earths history

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has concluded that 30% of the 27,600 terrestrial vertebrate species evaluated are losing populations. According to Gerardo Ceballos, study co-author and Ecology professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, if this trend continues, at the end of the century 70% of these species would be lost. Jul 19, 2017
Fires near Cape Town force evacuations

Fires near Cape Town force evacuations

Fires in the countryside east of Cape Town forced evacuations, including in the popular resort town of Knysna, on June 7, local media reported. Video posted to a social media website showed a building in Knysna burning while flames engulfed the hillsides around the town. Jun 8, 2017