A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua
A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua

More proof that human beings are party to our own demise, but will we act?

Gwynne Dyer says with a mass extinction now under way, as a study reports, human survival is doubtful if we don't change our profligate ways

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A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua
A black howler monkey at a rescue centre in Costa Rica. Vertebrates are going extinct at a rate 114 times faster than normal, a new study reports. Photo: Xinhua
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