Fish swim next to a coral reef at Cayo de Agua in archipelago Los Roques, Venezuela, in August, 2008. Climate change, loss of habitat, overfishing, pollution and invasive species are causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists say in a new United Nations report released May 6. Fernando Llano / Associated Press file photo)

Fish swim next to a coral reef at Cayo de Agua in archipelago Los Roques, Venezuela, in August, 2008. Climate change, loss of habitat, overfishing, pollution and invasive species are causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists say in a new United Nations report released May 6. Fernando Llano / Associated Press file photo)

Editorial: Saving species for our sake as much as theirs

A United Nations report on biodiversity is a call to action to avoid the loss of a million species.

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