Headlines that Earth’s sixth mass extinction episode has proceeded further than assumed, made quite some waves yesterday.
The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), mapped 27,600 species of birds, amphibians, mammals and reptiles — nearly half of known terrestrial vertebrate species — and concluded the planet’s sixth mass extinction is even worse than previously thought. Continue reading
Last 4th of July we wrote about the millions of animals who are acoustically attacked by Americans commemorating the independence of their country with fireworks.
But of course the greatest attack on animals on United States’ Independence Day, is, as in any other day, consuming their bodies. And today it is on a very mass scale.
About 65% of Americans will attend a barbecue on the 4th of July to celebrate their country’s Independence and their species’ domination.