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Scientists are currently tracking the sixth mass extinction in the past 500 million years, writes Elizabeth Kolbert in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “The Sixth Extinction.” The latest is predicted to be the worst since the dinosaurs were eradicated by an asteroid. “The one feature these disparate events have in common is … rate of change,” Kolbert writes. “When the world changes faster than species can adapt, many fall out.”

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and BenefitsPRO.com. He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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