Species Decline Compounds Health Risks

As the extinction rate increases, the species which buffer against infectious diseases are joining the deceased. A new study has found that the increasing extinction rates are now leaving other species open to infectious diseases: humans, plants and animals are now suffering more than ever.

(image credit: Ernesto Weil)

Species Decline Compounds Health Risks

As the extinction rate increases, the species which buffer against infectious diseases are joining the deceased. A new study has found that the increasing extinction rates are now leaving other species open to infectious diseases: humans, plants and animals are now suffering more than ever.

(image credit: Ernesto Weil)