The Earth is in the midst of it's sixth mass extinction period: 50% of all species dying out.
"The current extinction event is due to human activity, paving the planet, creating pollution, many of the things that we are doing today,"
Go humans. Rah team.
obEP: Researchers send hired scavengers down to a dangerous ruined Earth to retrieve genetic samples of lost Terran plant or animal life.
End of the Week, End of the World 10-31-08