Plant Species: Ecosystem Services and Science-Policy Platform

plant species: On Monday, a new international report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services IPBES warned one million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction across the globe, more than ever before in human history, according to Nine News Australia. In Australia three native species have become extinct in the last decade and scientists say 17 more could be wiped out in the next 20 years. To improve your experience update it here News National Loss of biodiversity 'greater threat than climate change'By Rebecca Masters3 30pm May 12, loss could become a greater threat to humanity than climate change and we are running out of time to turn things around, a Queensland academic warns. Professor James Watson is the Director of the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science at the University of Queensland Supplied Professor James Watson is the Director of the University of Queensland's Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science. Politicians are not showing true leadership to mitigate climate change, or protect biodiversity, he told He believes most Australians know they need to use less plastic, plant more trees and stop their cats and dogs from killing native wildlife but says governments need to step up - and quickly. ( As reported in the news.

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