We are at a time in our history when stories about the natural world have never been more important. We are the first generation to understand humanity’s impact on nature and the last to be able to protect and restore it. Yet problems that should make the front page simply pass unnoticed. There is a deafening silence about it. This is The Sixth Extinction! The solutions? We need new visual metaphors that are meaningful to people and cannot be ignored or dismissed. And we need new messengers.