Forget about Halloween, the global extinction crisis is a true cause for fright

Frightened by mass extinctions? Me too.

Some news stories seem to reoccur year after year despite their urgency.  Today’s page 3 story in the Washington Post,Global extinction crisis looms, study says,” is one of those. Here’s the first graf:

“A growing number of creatures could disappear from the Earth, with one-fifth of all vertebrates and as many as a third of all sharks and rays now facing the threat of extinction, according to a new survey assessing nearly 26,000 species around the world.”


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I'm Christine MacDonald, a journalist and the author of the book: "Green, Inc., An Environmental Insider Reveals How a Good Cause Has Gone B

Posted on October 27, 2010, in Carbon footprint, Climate Change, Climate Deniers, Endangered Species, Environment, environmental justice, Global Warming, health, lifestyle, sustainability, World. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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