More than a million species of plants and animals are in danger of extinction, according to a United Nations report released Monday. The study by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services concluded that the threat is due to humans, with species loss now occurring tens to hundreds of times faster than it has in the past. World Wildlife Fund Chief Scientist Rebecca Shaw joins Andrew Mach to discuss the most comprehensive review yet of the damage people are inflicting on the planet—and the changes will put people at risk.
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