- The big news, hopefully you’ve seen this everywhere – Humans are driving one million species to extinction https://www.ipbes.net/news/Media-Release-Global-Assessment. There have been mixed responses on social media, look at #IPBES on Twitter. In particular, Andy Purvis from NHM explaining to Toby Young how 1 they estimated 1 million, and that it is a good estimation. It is also really alarming to read the comments about science and scientists, but non-scientists.
- There are lots of responses about the revolutionary changes needed, this is just one https://theconversation.com/revolutionary-change-needed-to-stop-unprecedented-global-extinction-crisis-116166
I’m going to leave it at that for this edition, to let it sink in.Posted By : Judith Lock