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Climate change and its consequences can be felt all over the world. More and more species are threatened with extinction. Not only mammals and insects, but also fish and marine organisms. The marine ecosystem is severely damaged by the warming up and acidification of the sea water. And also due to a lack of oxygen. It’s predicted that the extinction of species will be even more pronounced by the end of this century. Biologists and palaeontologists use a variety of methods during their research to identify which groups of animals are at the most risk.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.