Plant and animal extinctions are occurring at a rate of at least 1,000 times faster than the time before humans, a new study says.
By Elizabeth Shell
There are more than 40,000 endangered species in the world -- plants, animals, mollusks, reptiles, etc. -- according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources's Red List. How much of that is due to us?…
Washington salmon depend on the cold water from glacial lakes to survive. But as temperatures increase and glaciers shrink, salmon populations are declining, threatening the way of life for the Swinomish Indians, also known as the "salmon people." In collaboration…
Marine experts are alarmed by how quickly the oceans are changing and fear extinctions.
California Works to Rescue Franciscan Manzanita Plant from Extinction…
The extinction of dinosaurs over 65 million years ago did not foster a breeding ground for ancestors of modern-day mammals, as scientists had previously thought, according to a study released Thursday in the journal Nature.
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