Thursday, February 22, 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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Chicago sues Big Oil for climate deception and damages

Chicago is targeting industry giants such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and the American Petroleum Institute for their alleged long-term misinformation campaign.

US and its politicians defend Israel’s occupation and civilian casualties in Gaza at International...

As the international community awaits the ICJ's verdict, the U.S. position underscores the complex diplomatic landscape surrounding the Israeli occupation and the search for a sustainable peace solution.

Is America great enough to learn great lessons from great Trump debacles?

Either we learn from failures (threats, disruptions, chaos, illegality) or we invite being buried by them.

Biden is forgiving another $1.2 billion in student loan debt starting today

As loan servicers process their forgiveness, they will see their debts discharged from their accounts.  

Alabama court shocks nation: Frozen embryos declared children, threatening IVF

The case originated from an incident at a fertility clinic where frozen embryos were destroyed due to unauthorized access and mishandling.