On Earth, will soon disappear 50 percent of the flora and fauna

12.01.2004

12.01.2004


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As a result of global warming on the Earth for the second half of the XXI century could disappear from a quarter to half of the species of terrestrial flora and fauna. This forecast is made on the basis of a new model of the evolution of the biosphere, the disclosure of which is published in the journal Nature.

Even under the most favorable conditions that the authors of this work is not as realistic, by mid-century immediate threat of extinction hovering over nearly 10% of terrestrial animals and plants.

 

Battery News, 11.01.2004 12:29

Source: Radio "Echo of Moscow"

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