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Extinction Risk Will Rise as Earth Warns, Researcher Says

One in six species could be threatened with extinction from climate change unless steps are taken to reduce global warming emissions, according a new study. Lead author Mark Urban, an ecologist at the University of Connecticut, reviewed 131 articles on species extinction to come up with a global meta-analysis of the issue. The data, published in the journal Science, show that as the Earth warms, extinction risk will increase. Urban said the increase wouldn't look like a...

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