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Just Name One - Marine Extinctions

BBC News - World's oceans in 'shocking' decline

Professor Rogers told BBC News.
"We've still got most of the world's biodiversity, but the actual rate of extinction is much higher [than in past events] - and what we face is certainly a globally significant extinction event."

Name one, just one, marine species that has gone extinct this century.
I can't find one, there are 1,450 marine species on the IUCN Red List Criteria (2007) so maybe one or two have gone phut that I have failed to spot but if lots were going I think I would be able to find some names, but I can't find one.
But we are told there is an unprecedented extinction event happening right now and action is needed.
Don't ask for evidence, time is too short for that.

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Chinese river dolphin

Reply - (The Chinese River Dolphin - Baiji was a freshwater mammal, not marine, not oceanic.)

Do you know if there is a peer-reviewed Report to cover this or do we just have yet another alarmist press release? If the latter then why shouldn't I ignore it just as an unsupported opinion?

(I know. I know. Peer review is almost as useless as a chocolate tea pot but at least someone else has looked at it - probably).

Do you know if there is a peer-reviewed Report to cover this or do we just have yet another alarmist press release? If the latter then why shouldn't I ignore it just as an unsupported opinion?

(I know. I know. Peer review is almost as useless as a chocolate tea pot but at least someone else has looked at it - probably).

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