The sixth mass extinction is killing off wildlife 100 times faster than normal

For years, scientists have been saying that Earth is entering it sixth mass extinction — an era in which three-quarters of all species are expected to die off within only a few centuries. However terrifying this notion may be, nothing compares to a recent finding, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which offers a full picture of the present “biological annihilation.” According to the study, which was conducted by Gerardo Ceballos, an ecology professor at the Universidad…

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