45 Species of Galapagos Islands Extinct or Facing Extinction due to Overfishing and Climate Change

December 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

A new report published in the journal Global Change Biology shows that 45 species of the Galapagos Islands have become extinct or are facing extinction largely due to human activities. The main causes are the 1982 El Nino and overfishing. The results show the great vulnerability of this diverse area to significant climate change and human activities

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45 Species of Galapagos Islands Extinct or Facing Extinction due to Overfishing and Climate Change

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