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UN report: Humans accelerating extinction of other species
But it's not too late to fix the problem, scientists say
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Giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania, in this March 20, 2018, file photo. Development that's led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists say in a new United Nations science report released Monday. (ASSOCIATED PRESS/file)
People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday.
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