Tag: animal extinction
Not extinct after all: First ‘widely accepted sighting’ of Ivory-billed Woodpecker...
“Multiple lines of evidence indicate survival of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Louisiana.”
What we’ve lost: The species declared extinct in 2020
The causes of these extinctions range from diseases to invasive species to habitat loss, but most boil down to human behavior.
Koalas face extinction in next 30 years without urgent intervention, report...
"With the trees dying and the streams drying there is a recipe for disaster. Koalas are really on the brink of not surviving.”
Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected
“Extinction breeds extinctions.”
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...
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