STATES CHRONICLE – Experts who are studying the current effects of climate change have argued that mass extinction could no longer be a fantasy. The effects of global warming are so severe that humans will soon be terribly affected by them. Regarding the views shared by previous studies, apparently climate change was evaluated to be one of the major boosts of the mass extinction event.
Scientists want to raise awareness, preventing us that the possibility of human extinction is near to become a certainty. If we don’t urge ourselves to fix something, we will soon lose the support of nature, slowly determining its complete deterioration, thus causing us harm too. Without a healthy environment, we will not be able to survive too long.
Until now, our planet suffered five mass extinction occurrences during which almost all the living creatures on Earth had disappeared. Our activities which damaged the environment and have destroyed a lot of ecosystems will repay us with what we deserve to receive. Human-made harms determined the apparition of climate change which made a whole planet suffer.
If we do not stop thinking about more ways of making a profit and earning money from activities which damage the environment, we will soon not be able to spend all the money because of the iteration of a possible sixth mass extinction event. We are currently putting ourselves at risk. Studies have demonstrated that by the end of this century, due to global warming, 1 out of 6 species could be enlisted as being at risk of extinction.
Back in 2015, two different studies have revealed that in particular regions of the planet which seem to be massively affected by climate change, the threats of extinction are always increasing. Researchers at the University of Connecticut published a study in Science magazine in 2015 which was bound to unveil the conclusions of approximately 130 previous studies concerned with global warming.
Scientists have demonstrated that if greenhouse gas emissions expand into a bigger threat, then about 16% of the existent species will be on the verge of extinction by the end of this year. Another research developed by Seth Finnegan at the University of California, Berkeley, was meant to analyze fossils to determine the rate of extinction. The fossils about six different groups of animals were examined, and scientists have discovered that all the species share similar extinction patterns.
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