As part of Blog Action Day on the environment, I have collaborated with Galaria to present click-through images and descriptions of just a few of the many species in endangered positions.
Without action designed to ameliorate the anthropogenic stresses faced by thousands of species, the creatures with which we share the planet are doomed to extinction. When key species are lost, entire ecosystems are imperilled in a catastrophic domino effect.
Did humans cause ecosystem collapse in ancient Australia? . Overfishing Long Ago Tied to Modern Ecosystem Collapse . Marine Ecosystems Collapse When Predators Removed .