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Biodiversity crisis overshadows climate changes


January 20th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The challenges of conserving the world's species against their rapid decline are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate change, scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Amphibian declines have multiple causes with no simple solution


April 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A new study has found that amphibian declines around the world have multiple causes that are still not fully understood, and which have no simple solutions.Researchers said the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New species emerge just as often as they die out


August 1st, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): A new study by paleontologists has statistically proven that new species emerge just as often as they die out, with most evolution occurring in small bursts.The study, by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Are rare trees in Amazon rainforest on way to extinction?


August 14th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Common tree species will survive deforestation and road-building, but half of the rare trees in the Amazon could become extinct, Smithsonian scientists have warned. How resilient will natural ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Earth may have little time left to stave off a potential mass extinction of its species


August 12th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): By studying huge die-offs of amphibians in the past, scientists have determined that the Earth may have little time left to stave off a potential mass extinction ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maths glitch behind underestimating species extinction rate


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) A maths glitch might be behind the gross underestimation of extinction risks of species, a new study contends. Current maths models being used to determine the extinction threat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pollution eats up 3 species every hour


May 20th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
London , May 20 (ANI): Three species every hour are being scraped off from earth due to pollution, it has been revealed at world conference to save wildlife.It was 65 years ... Read more...

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