Here's the full quote:
"This is definitely human impact, we're in the sixth mass extinction. There's only been five before this and we're definitely in the sixth," WWF conservation scientist Martin Taylor told CNN."
...and here's more of the story:
More than two thirds of the world's wildlife could be gone by the end of the decade if action isn't taken soon, a new report from the World Wildlife Fund revealed on Thursday.Since 1970, there has already been a 58% overall decline in the numbers of fish, mammals, birds and reptiles worldwide, according to the WWF's latest bi-annual Living Planet Index.If accurate, that means wildlife across the globe is vanishing at a rate of 2% a year.
...and here's a link to the full story.
...and here's a picture of a giraffe I took in Tanzania two weeks ago.
...and here's a lion that smiled for the camera:
...and here's a young zebra to add gratuitous emotional impact to the story: