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World Migratory Bird Day: Bird Species in Danger of Extinction Globally

By Vishal Gulati Migratory bird species are in danger of extinction globally. International cooperation is must. The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Secretariat in Bonn...

Humans To Be Blamed For Extinct Mammals: Study

BY 2100, THE NUMBER OF MAMMAL SPECIES GOING EXTINCT GLOBALLY IS LIKELY TO REACH 558 IF CONSERVATION EFFORTS ARE NOT STEPPED UP, RESEARCHERS HAVE...

One in Three Species of Fauna and Flora Could get Extinct by 2070 Because of Climate Change: Study

Researchers have revealed that one in three species of plants and animals could face extinction by 2070 because of climate change. The study, published in...

Fireflies Are Facing Extinction Due To Habitat Loss, Pesticides and Artificial Lights, Reveals Study

Researchers have revealed that fireflies are facing extinction due to habitat loss, exposure to pesticides and artificial lights. Fireflies belong to a widespread and economically...

Archeologists find New Evidence about Extinction of Ice Age Animals

Archaeologists have found new evidence that an extraterrestrial body crashed to Earth almost 13,000 years ago that caused the Extinction of many large animals...

Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs, Fossils Reveal The Story Of Extinction

New research released Friday captures a fossilized snapshot of the day nearly 66 million years ago when an asteroid smacked Earth, fire rained from...

World’s Largest Extinction Wiped Out Plants Before Animals, Says New Research

The world's largest extinction wiped out plants before many animal counterparts, says new research. Roughly 252 million years ago, nickel byproduct from a volcanic eruption...

Asteroids Are Falling On Earth’s Surface Twice As Often: Study

Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry. For the past 290 million years, large asteroids...

Scientists Try To Map Animal Genes To Save Them From Extinction Down the Line

A group of scientists unveiled the first results Thursday of an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species,...

Scientists Creating Hybrids To Save Rhinos From Extinction

Scientists say they're several steps closer to perfecting a method for saving the northern white rhino from extinction. Writing in the journal Nature Communications, researchers said...

Study Shows That The First Tree-Dwelling Birds Went Extinct With Dinosaurs

The asteroid that killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago, also led to the extinction of the first tree-dwelling birds, finds a study. The asteroid that...

‘The Last Animals’ Sheds Light on Rhino, Elephant Extinction

The death this month of 45-year-old Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on the planet, rings the alarm on the imminent extinction of...

Frogs’ Survival Possible due to Dinosaurs’ Death: Study

Many theories exist explaining the extinction of Dinosaurs but the most agreed upon is the asteroid explanation It turns out that the frogs'...

In Indonesia, a Jungle School helps rescued Orangutans to return to the Wild

September 5, 2016: There is an amazing jungle school in the heart of Borneo Islands that is designed specifically for the young rescued Orangutans....

Extinction of large animals could hasten climate change

London: The extinction of large animals could hasten climate change as their presence in tropical forests help in dispersing tresses with dense wood which...

‘World’s last male white rhinoceros will never mate’

London: White rhinos are on the verge of extinction as it is unlikely that their last male member would father an offspring, conservationists say. The world's...

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