Earth's sixth mass extinction more severe than perceived

  • 14/07/2017

Over the last half-billion years, scientists say there have been five mass extinction events on Earth in which a wide variety of species suddenly died off.

Now scientists who track species believe a sixth mass extinction is unfolding.

Auckland University Associate Professor of Conservation Biology Jacqueline Beggs spoke to Eric Young.

Watch the video for the full interview. 

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