Browsing the "extinction" Tag

Food Fish On Their Way Out?

May 16th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Not much of a fish feast for the anyone with overfishing and pollutants in the waters. Thanks to Catholic Online

Warming Earth Results in Contrasting Consequences, But Not So Fast

September 4th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill

New research by scientists has found that biodiversity on Earth actually increases as the planet warms. However, importantly, this growth is observed in the evolution of new species over millions of years and is most often accompanied by the extinction of other species. The present trend of accelerated warming is not likely to boost global biodiversity, rather, it is set to destroy it.

The Fate of Mankind

July 19th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

  by Jared Conner People, As humans, we have long considered the Earth as invincible, unchangeable, and unable to be exploited. The thing is,

Lions Could Be Extinct in 10-15 Years!

July 16th, 2011 | by Patrycja

Lions, these wonderful big cats -- I think there isn't anybody who has ever avoided their charm -- could be extinct in just 15 years. Even though they are dangerous, they are lovable, too. But, unfortunately, there's some really bad news: their numbers have been shrinking tremendously over the last 50 years! While, in 1960, there were a healthy 450,000 lions in wild, in 2010, were only 20,000! If that trend continued, lions would become extinct in just just over 10 years

Globally Significant Marine Extinction Threatens

June 21st, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

According to an international panel of marine experts called together by the International Programme on the State of the Ocean, or IPSO for short, the world's oceans are at high risk of entering a phase of marine species extinction the likes of which have never been seen in human history.

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