Earth911 Quiz #58: Endangered Species and Biodiversity

Earth911 Quiz #58: Endangered Species and Biodiversity

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Species are going extinct at an accelerated and harmful charge. The world is going through the best charge of extinction since we misplaced the dinosaurs greater than 60 million years in the past. Unlike previous mass extinctions, our present extinction disaster is sort of solely due to environmental modifications attributable to human actions.

Some of our actions — corresponding to habitat loss, overfishing, the wildlife commerce, and the unfold of non-native species — straight have an effect on species and ecosystems. Many different human actions have contributed to local weather change and air pollution, which have oblique however dire results on various species.

With a nod to National Endangered Species Day (the third Friday of May), this quiz checks your information about endangered species, lack of biodiversity, and the present extinction disaster.

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Originally revealed on April 25, 2019, this quiz was up to date in May 2021.