Driven by the Global Capitalist Economy, an Era of ‘Biological Annihilation’ Has Arrived

The extinction of animal life is exacerbated, if not driven, by human activities centered around a profit-driven global economic system.

According to the first global analysis of its kind, animal populations and biodiversity are precipitously declining in a mass extinction crisis far more severe than previously thought. The continuation of current trends, according to researchers, raise the possibility that three-quarters of all species may disappear in coming centuries in a mass extinction event, the sixth of its kind the planet has experienced.  Click on the following sentence to access the full story.  The main drivers of wildlife decline are pollution, disease, habitat loss, overconsumption and invasive species. 

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