Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 16, 2021

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020

The Revelator reports

Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species — many unseen for decades — may no longer exist due to humanity’s destructive effects on the planet.

A few months ago a group of scientists warned about the rise of “extinction denial,” an effort much like climate denial to mischaracterize the extinction crisis and suggest that human activity isn’t really having a damaging effect on ecosystems and the whole planet.

That damaging effect is, in reality, impossible to deny.

Read more at  What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020 • The Revelator


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