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Samantha Cheng is a biodiversity scientist with the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History.
by Samantha Cheng
This post originally appeared on Mongabay. Photo courtesy of Samantha Cheng. The imperative for nature conservation has never been greater. A widely publicized intergovernmental report predicts extinction for more than a million species over the next few decades unless we drastically change human consumption and economic growth. This loss of species will threaten the global…