Study: Almost One Third of All Cactus Species on Verge of Extinction

Nearly 30 percent of 1,478 known cactus species are on the verge of extinction, according to a new report published yesterday in the journal Nature Plants. Cacti are members of the plant family Cactaceae. They are key components of New World arid ecosystems and are critical to the survival of many animal species. They provide [...] —> Read More