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EXTINCTION NEWS

We are witnessing onset of Sixth Mass Extinction, says study

January 20, 2022 12:25 pm

The paper stressed that "humans are the only species able to manipulate the Earth on a grand scale, and they have allowed the current crisis to happen."

Mexican fish extinct in wild successfully reintroduced

January 03, 2022 4:27 pm

In 1998, conservationists from the Chester Zoo in England and other European institutions arrived to help set up a laboratory for conserving Mexican fish.

Did humans hasten the extinction of the woolly mammoth?

December 17, 2021 5:25 pm

Nonetheless, the models generated by the study show that had humans been absent altogether, mammoths “would have persisted for much longer."

Here’s the next animal that could go extinct

November 24, 2021 10:44 am

The vaquita population has plummeted from an estimated 600 individuals in 1997 to around 10 in 2019.

One of world's last two northern white rhinos dropped from race to save the species

October 22, 2021 11:53 am

The team hopes to be able to deliver its first northern white rhino calf in three years

Native Hawaii fern that was feared extinct found alive

October 01, 2021 12:01 pm

“We’ll try to mass-produce them and hopefully reintroduce them into the wild,” said Matt Kier, a botanist with Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Rare Plant Program.

US says ivory-billed woodpecker, 22 other species extinct

September 29, 2021 12:33 pm

Climate change is making species recovery harder, bringing drought, floods, wildfires and temperature swings that compound the threats species already faced.

Some 30% of global tree species at risk of extinction: Report

September 01, 2021 10:11 pm

According to the State of the World's Trees report 17,500 tree species - some 30% of the total - are a risk of extinction, while 440 species have fewer than 50 individuals left in the wild.

Can we save the Owens pupfish?

August 18, 2021 6:30 pm

Seven of the California’s native freshwater species are now extinct, and 82% of native species are highly vulnerable to climate change, according to a 2013 assessment.

‘Where are the moths?’: Researchers create global risk index for pollinator decline

August 17, 2021 6:36 pm

Fruit and vegetable crops of China and India reliant on pollinators may face the consequences of species decline.

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