New Study: ‘Dire forecasts in early 1980s said that as many as half of species on Earth would disappear by 2000. ‘Obviously that didn’t happen’
'Key measures of species loss in the 2005 UN Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and 2007 UN IPCC report are based on 'fundamentally flawed' methods that exaggerate the threat of extinction' -- 'It is unwelcome news because we have to redo a whole lot of research that was done incorrectly. The method has got to be revised. It is not right'