The misunderstood sixth mass extinction

@article{Ceballos2018TheMS,
  title={The misunderstood sixth mass extinction},
  author={Gerardo Ceballos and Paul R. Ehrlich},
  journal={Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={360},
  pages={1080 - 1081}
}
Scientific misunderstanding about the nature and consequences of the sixth mass extinction has led to confusion among policy-makers and the public. Scientists agree that there have been five mass extinctions in the past 600 million years ([ 1 ][1]). Although scientists also agree that Earth is now 

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