Funny cartoon. And certainly true. Here’s some more information on human-caused species extinctions, deforestation and agricultural failure, human-caused climate change, and ocean acidification for those interested. Happy Holidays
Thirty percent of the threatened species in the world are in that situation because of consumption in the developed world, according to new research from the University of Sydney. … [Read full article]
New research has revealed that it took the Earth over 10 million years to recover from its greatest mass extinction. All life on the planet was nearly wiped out 250 … [Read full article]
Two ecologist discover that by adapting Google’s Page Rank algorithm they were able to “reverse engineer” the collapse of food webs, and thus determining which species in a given web are most critical to the web’s existence.
Bilbies were nearing extinction when conservationists enrolled four of the little marsupials in breeding program in 2005. Luckily, the program has worked, with the population exploding to 42 bilbies. [social_buttons] … [Read full article]