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600 Plant Species Extinct
A new comprehensive study shows that almost 600 species of plants have been lost in the wild over the last 250 years. This value is found through actually extinction and is an accurate representation of the lost plant species. Research also shows that the rate at which the plants are becoming extinct is 500 times faster than what would be naturally expected. Seeing this really opens your eyes as to how much diversity is being lost in the wild through our actions. The amount of plant species extinct is more than twice as the extinction of mammals, amphibians and birds combined. This really seems alarming seeing as there seems to be a lot more awareness towards the animals extinction but losing these plants could be just as detrimental. Seeing as many plants have herbal uses the more species we lose we are also possibly losing a cure for many diseases. As well as losing a food source for many animals a lose is plants can only lead to a cascade of consequences.

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600 Plant Species Extinct - by DanielBerhe - 06-11-2019, 10:25 AM
RE: 600 Plant Species Extinct - by Jason Miller - 06-11-2019, 12:38 PM

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