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

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. These statistics may not resonate to each one of us, as extinction of…

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A Shark Conservationist And Her Whale Shark

Earlier this week whale sharks were listed as Endangered by the International Union For Conservation Of Nature (IUCN). In what was a sober reminder of the poor state of our oceans and the species declines unfolding across land and sea, we were left with two options: to sit by and do nothing or take action….

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