The research, published Wednesday in Nature, adds another dimension to a substantial body of scientific evidence that points to a human-caused biodiversity crisis similar to climate change in the vast effect it could have on life on Earth.
Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul offers an after-school science program for girls 5th-8th grade. The program is meant to a positive social environment for girls from different schools to explore different parts of nature and science. Each program is once a week for a month. On Wednesday a small group of girls ages 10-13 learned about agriculture and got to get up close with farm animals.