February 6, 2023
In pictures, check out 10 Animals Declared Extinct in the 21st Century |  Biodiversity

In pictures, check out 10 Animals Declared Extinct in the 21st Century | Biodiversity

It is difficult to say how many species are lost, with estimates ranging from two dozen to as many as 150. Numbers aside, the loss of each species is a serious hurdle Biodiversity🇧🇷 To be expected CBDa COP15which began on Wednesday (7th) in Canada, has led to a major agreement to defend biodiversity capable of reducing species loss, as well as Paris agreement seeks to confront climate emergency🇧🇷 “Twin” crises, fighting both Global Warming How the degradation of ecosystems is essential to ensuring a harmonious life on Earth.

Among the nearly 41,000 species of plants and animals evaluated by World Conservation Union (IUCN) In 2022, more than 16,000 are declared at risk. Experts point out that animals are disappearing at historical rates, mainly due to human intervention. The increase in population has led to an increased demand for food, increased development and deforestation, which is a growing problem pollutionand poaching and poaching, to name a few. Recent estimates indicate that species are becoming extinct at a rate a thousand times faster than before humans existed.

In the gallery below, check out some of the animals that were recently declared extinct in the wild or currently only in captivity.