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Archive: July 2021

The tiny Bramble Cay melomys of Australia, the brightly colored splendid poison frog of Panama and the powerful Western black rhino from Cameroon are three striking examples of the catastrophic global event we are currently experiencing: the sixth mass extinction. According to the United Nations, more than 31,000 species are currently under threat of extinction. This puts us behind global targets to halt biodiversity loss. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 aims to address the ongoing extinction crisis. But is it enough? “The SDGs are helping by putting us in the right frame,” said Prof. Gerardo Ceballos of … Read More