According to this New Scientist article, 2 out of every 5 species face extinction on this planet. “Overall, 16,119 animal and plant species are in danger of extinction, including 1 in 8 birds, 1 in 4 mammals and 1 in 3 amphibian species. Since records began, 784 species have been declared extinct.”
The main factor in their deaths? You guessed it: people.
“Environmentalists alone cannot save the world’s biodiversity, however. ‘It must become the responsibility of everyone with the power and resources to act.'”
Emphasis mine. Responsibility ours.