Most unknown species can be named

BBC: Most of the world's plant and animal species could be named before they go extinct, claim researchers. Writing in the journal Science, the researchers said it could be achieved this century. This is largely due to an increase in taxonomists - the people who describe species new to science. Although there is an extinction crisis, the rates are lower than previously expected, the scientists report. Discovering and naming the world's species is critical for their conservation and can be......

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