General Discussion Humans Have Caused 10 Times More Extinctions Than Previously Thought, New Study Claims

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Humans Have Caused 10 Times More Extinctions Than Previously Thought, New Study Claims

The great, late comedian George Carlin had a line in his act where he would rail against "save the whales" environmentalists by pointing out that 90 percent of species that ever lived are extinct. "We didn't kill them all," he would say in a mocking voice, and it'd get a big laugh.

I dunno, though, George. This new study seems to show that even if we didn't kill them all, we were no slouches either. It shows that humans have increased the natural rate of extinction 1,000 times, even worse than...
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