Extinction today: 1,000 – 10,000 times faster than normal

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The rapid loss of species we are seeing today is estimated by experts to be between 1,000 and 10,000 times higher than the natural extinction rate. These experts calculate that between 0.01 and 0.1% of all species will become extinct each year.

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These statistics may not resonate to each one of us, as extinction of our planet’s plants and animals often unfolds unnoticed and effects inconspicuous organisms that you’ve likely never heard of.

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Here’s a film that everyone on Earth should watch, one that will inform you of the mass extinction currently unfolding, one that is and will continue to effect each and every one of us.

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