Monday, May 25, 2020

Tag: animal extinction

10 species climate change could push to extinction

Species are finding less food, more competition for limited resources, or inhospitable conditions to which they can’t adapt fast enough.

Pesticides are killing off the andean condor

Livestock owners needlessly fear these massive South American birds—and lure them to their deaths with illegal poisons. Extinction countdown is on.

Our Vanishing World: Birds

Birds are being killed with ruthless efficiency by human beings and their activities all over the world.

Saving the vaquita: New promises and new threats

Six months: That’s how much time Mexico now has to report on its progress to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise (Phocoena...

Wilderness cuts the risk of extinction for species in half

Wilderness areas buffer species against the risk of extinction, reducing it by more than half, a new study shows.Places with lots of...

Possible monkey extinction highlights the risk to Africa’s most endangered primate...

Does a rare monkey still roam what’s left of the forests of Côte d’Ivoire? “We haven’t given up on...

80,000 left on the continent: Koalas are ‘functionally extinct’ in Australia

"Formerly thought to be common and widespread, koalas are now vulnerable to extinction across much of its northern range."

Life on Earth is dying

One of the hidden tragedies of modern human existence is that we have been terrorized into believing that we are not personally responsible.

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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

As nation mourns 100,000 dead, Trump goes golfing

By CNN’s count, this was the president's 357th visit to one of his properties and his 265th trip to one of his golf clubs during his presidency.

Why rebuilding America’s manufacturing muscle is essential

Decades of industrial decline left America unprepared for the pandemic. COVID-19 simply caught America flat-footed.

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.