Animal extinction

Humanity is currently living through the sixth mass animal extinction known as the Holocene extinction. Earth has lost 58 percent of its wild animal population in the past 40 years, according to the Zoological Society of London and WWF.

This WikiTribune project wants to explore how this animal extinction could impact important areas like jobs, health, food supplies, technology and the environment. Please help by contributing to any of the open articles started below, or by creating your own ones and linking them here so that others can help. You can also suggest articles you would like to see written.

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What effect would the continued animal extinction have on agriculture?

What effect would the continued animal extinction have on jobs and how does it affect them currently?

What effect would the continued animal extinction have on the field of medicine?

What effect would the continued animal extinction have on the technology industry?

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