Tag: animal extinction
These species threatened with extinction were added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species and makes up 28 percent of the 157,190 species listed.
“Multiple lines of evidence indicate survival of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Louisiana.”
The causes of these extinctions range from diseases to invasive species to habitat loss, but most boil down to human behavior.
"With the trees dying and the streams drying there is a recipe for disaster. Koalas are really on the brink of not surviving.”
“Extinction breeds extinctions.”
Species are finding less food, more competition for limited resources, or inhospitable conditions to which they can’t adapt fast enough.
Wilderness areas buffer species against the risk of extinction, reducing it by more than half, a new study shows.Places with lots of...
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