Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: animal extinction

IUCN reports 44,000 species threatened with extinction on Earth

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.

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.”

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...

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.
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Boeing is everything wrong with American capitalism

Boeing’s descent is a case study in how American capitalism has become so rotten. Robert Reich explains.