Gap Fill - Plant Extinction - Level 6


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Scientists have revealed that around two-fifths of the world's plants are at of extinction. This stark comes from a of research called the State of the World's Plants and Fungi. More than 200 scientists analysed the of play of the world's in 42 countries. A top botanist, Professor Alexandre Antonelli, said: "We are living in an age of . It's a very worrying picture of risk and urgent need for action. We're losing the against time because species are disappearing than we can find and name them. Many of them could hold important clues for solving some of the most challenges of medicine and even perhaps of the emerging and current pandemics we are seeing ."

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