Massive Loss of Biodiversity Gives New Urgency to Put Care for Creation Into Action

June 10, 2019
By Peter Jesserer Smith
National Catholic Register

A new U.N. report on biodiversity loss is propelling the Church to move forward on Benedict XVI and Francis’ call to action to care for creation.

Human beings are looking at a staggering loss of global biodiversity as more than a million species — approximately one out of eight on the planet — are threatened with extinction due to negative human actions, according to a new United Nations report.