ENVIRONMENT
12/14/2014 11:43 am ET Updated Dec 14, 2014

Earth Faces Sixth 'Great Extinction' With 41 Percent Of Amphibians Set To Go The Way Of The Dodo

A stark depiction of the threat hanging over the world’s mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other life forms has been published by the prestigious scientific journal, Nature. A special analysis carried out by the journal indicates that a staggering 41% of all amphibians on the planet now face extinction while 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds are similarly threatened.

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