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Originally posted by Informered
Even though scientists on the Discovery channel (it has to be true) said that this would happen I can't stop thinking that it has to be just a little bit EXAGGERATED
Dr Klaus Toepfer, the head of the United Nations Environment Programme, said: "If one million species become extinct... it is not just the plant and animal kingdoms and the beauty of the planet that will suffer.
"Billions of people, especially in the developing world, will suffer too as they rely on Nature for such essential goods and services as food, shelter and medicines".