Earth on the Verge of a Sixth Extinction, New Study Says

May 30, 2014 4:31 AM

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Earth on the Verge of a Sixth Extinction, New Study Says

The chances of extinction of various plant and animal life forms have been steadily increasing since the start of human evolution and may lead to the extinction of the world, according to a new study published by the Science journal on Thursday.

The new research found that previous rates of extinction before humans existed was lower compared to the rate when humans had entered the picture, according to Huffington Post.

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