#Extinction

  • Article: The Threat of a 'Sixth Mass Extinction' Is Accelerating, Study Finds

    The Threat of a 'Sixth Mass Extinction' Is Accelerating, Study Finds

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Adam Critchley|June 5, 2020

    More than 500 wildlife species are facing extinction. Read more

  • Article: Koalas Should Be Considered Endangered: Report

    Koalas Should Be Considered Endangered: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2020

    The species faces a multitude of existential threats. Read more

  • Article: Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Nov. 26, 2019

    The critically endangered animals are one step closer to extinction. Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  • Article: 1 Million Species Face Extinction Because of Humans: Report

    1 Million Species Face Extinction Because of Humans: Report

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2019

    “Just counting species may not sufficiently convey the risk we face.” Read more

  • Article: Humans Could Face Extinction if We Don't Protect Biodiversity: UN

    Humans Could Face Extinction if We Don't Protect Biodiversity: UN

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 8, 2018

    “By the time you feel what is happening, it may be too late.” Read more

  • Article: The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report

    The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2018

    “Entire branches of Earth’s evolutionary tree were chopped off.” Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years

    Yet Another Bird Has Gone Extinct in the Last 10 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 5, 2018

    Almost 1,500 bird species are now threatened — and humans are to blame. Read more