As the BBC reports: he Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities…
This is worrying. From the BBC:
Populations of some of the world’s largest wild animals are dwindling, raising the threat of an “empty landscape”, say scientists.
About 60% of giant herbivores – plant-eaters – including rhinos, elephants and gorillas, are at risk of extinction, according to research.
Analysis of 74 herbivore species, published in Science Advances, blamed poaching and habitat loss.
A previous study of large carnivores showed similar declines.