Björn Persson and The Empty Quarter Gallery present ’The Real Owners of the Planet’, a collection of images that champion the magnificence of African wildlife. Recording extinctions is a relativelly new field, and recent studies suggest that twenty-five percent of plant and animal species are threatened with extinction as the result of human changes to the Earth’s environment. The common causes of extinction are caused through overharvesting, pollution, habitat destruction, introduction of invasive species (such as new predators and food competitors), and overhunting. An exponential and unsustainable growth in the human population is seen by many scientists as an essential...
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