Extinction is an oft-reappearing story from the environmentalists looking to scare us about their little myth of global warming. Meanwhile, plenty of new species are discovered all the time. Interesting, eh?
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A growing number of creatures could disappear from the earth, with one-fifth of all vertebrates and as many as a third of all sharks and rays now facing the threat of extinction, according to a new survey assessing nearly 26,000 species across the globe.