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Posted Sat May 17 2008: from The Scotsman:
'Frightening' future must be avoided to retain the integrity of planet we share
Nearly 200 national governments will say next week that they are unlikely to meet a target of slowing the rate of extinctions of living species by 2010, a failure which could threaten future food supplies.... UN experts say that the planet is facing the worst spate of extinction since the dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago and some say three species vanish every hour as a result, largely, of human activity causing pollution and loss of habitat.
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