I like how simple this infographic is. It shows some alarming statistics but it ends giving as hope that we can change this scenario.

Humans are encroaching on native plants and animal's habitats, thus we are contributing to extinctions. We need to INCREASE biodiversity.

Fact 043. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution, and habitat destruction. Source // http://www.cowspiracy.com/facts/

Fact 043. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution, and habitat destruction. Source // http://www.cowspiracy.com/facts/

“While the biosphere is undergoing mass species extinction, it is also being ravaged by a much more serious and rapid wave of population declines and extinctions.”  Strong words, but “one has to be incredibly cautious to not be alarmist,” Ceballos tells me.  I point out that the paper in which he describes his new findings begins with the words “biological annihilation,” which sure sounds a little alarmist.  “It would be alarmist if we didn’t have the data,” he counters. “Now it would be…

It's a Mistake to Focus Just on Animal Extinctions

“While the biosphere is undergoing mass species extinction, it is also being ravaged by a much more serious and rapid wave of population declines and extinctions.” Strong words, but “one has to be incredibly cautious to not be alarmist,” Ceballos tells me. I point out that the paper in which he describes his new findings begins with the words “biological annihilation,” which sure sounds a little alarmist. “It would be alarmist if we didn’t have the data,” he counters. “Now it would be…

This Infographic on How Much Wildlife We've Lost in the Past 40 Years Will Shock You

This Infographic on How Much Wildlife We’ve Lost in the Past 40 Years Will Shock You

This Infographic on How Much Wildlife We’ve Lost in the Past 40 Years Will Shock…

<p>There are an estimated 270,000 tons of plastic floating on the surface of the ocean and according to a new study authored by researchers at Plymouth University found, a staggering 700 different marine species are threatened by its presence. </p>

700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help!

There are an estimated tons of plastic floating on the surface of the ocean and according to a new study authored by researchers at Plymouth University found, a staggering 700 different marine species are threatened by its presence.

How Much Do You Really Know About Species Extinction?

The 2015 documentary Racing Extinction put species extinction on the map with projections of endangered species going on The Empire State Building, and later

and sadly us people are causing the 6th mass extinction

History is riddled with massive die-offs. At times, of Earth's species disappeared. Here's a look at the worst extinction events and what caused them.

10 Shocking Facts About How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Drives Species Extinction #rhino #elephant #pangolin

10 Shocking Facts About How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Drives Species Extinction

A pangolin is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are also known.

The American Bald Eagle(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is both the national bird and animal of the United States of America. The bald eagle appears on its seal. In the late 20th century it was on the brink of extinction in the U.S. Populations have since recovered and the species was removed from the U.S. government's List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in the Lower 48 States on June 28, 2007.

The American Bald Eagle(Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is both the national bird and animal of the United States of America. The bald eagle appears on its seal. In the late century it was on the brink of extinction in the U. Populations have since recov

INFOGRAPHIC: Endangered animals from around the world | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

INFOGRAPHIC: Endangered animals from around the world

Xochitl Pliego- Because of human greed and monetary gain animals are endangered. This is due to poaching and deforestation. This infographic shows quantitative data to represent the endangered animals of the world.

20 Animals You Probably Don't Know Exist, That Likely Will Be Extinct Before You Die - grabberwocky

20 Animals That Are Likely To Become Extinct animals nature animal interesting wild life facts wild animals

10 Shocking Facts About How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Drives Species Extinction #rhino #elephant #pangolin

10 Shocking Facts About How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Drives Species Extinction

10 Shocking Facts About How the Illegal Wildlife Trade Drives Species Extinction

This truly breaks my heart. Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species | MNN - Mother Nature Network.

Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species

This truly breaks my heart. Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species MNN - Mother Nature Network.

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