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100 threatened animals, plants face extinction by 2020


September 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth's 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

24 newly discovered lizard species face extinction


April 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Half of the 24 new lizard species known as skinks, all discovered on the Caribbean islands, may be close to extinction and the other half are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh losing its rare fish species


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) Bangladesh is losing out on one of its main objects of pride: fish. Some 20 species of indigenous fish have become extinct over the last 10 years. A ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Stephen Hawking Warns Humans; Abandon Earth or Face Extinction


August 10th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the most famous theoretical physicist on the planet, it is time for the human race to abandon Earth, or face extinction, as Stephen Hawking ... Read more...

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Colonise space or face extinction: Stephen Hawking


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Unless humans colonise space within the next two centuries, they will become extinct, noted astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has warned adding: "Our only chance of long term survival is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Endangered turtles face extinction due to the oil spill


July 27th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five species of endangered turtles face extinction because they are only found in the shallow coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico.Due to their exposure to oil and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Thousands of undiscovered plant species face extinction


July 8th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Faced with threats like habitat loss and climate change, many thousands of rare flowering plant species worldwide may become extinct even before discovery. "Scientists have estimated that there ... Read more...

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Five Andaman and Nicobar tribes face extinction


June 9th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Five primitive tribal groups (PTGs) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands face the threat of extinction, a statement by the ministry of tribal affairs said Wednesday. The tribes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s most ancient frogs face extinction


May 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): The New Zealand government's plans to throw open a conservation area to mining may result in the extinction of the world's most ancient frogs.The primitive Archey's frog (Leiopelma ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taiwan civic groups protest sale of shark-fin soup


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 23 (DPA) Taiwan environmentalist groups Saturday protested against chain stores selling shark-fin soup as killing sharks for their fins can lead to their extinction. The protest was made by 23 civic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China’s wild tigers face extinction in another 30 years


January 20th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 20 (ANI): The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has warned that China's wild tiger population has fallen to just 50 and faces extinction in another 30 years due to poaching and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Let giant pandas go extinct, says leading conservationist


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 23 (ANI): BBC wildlife presenter and conservationist Chris Packham has stirred controversy after calling on wildlife groups to let giant pandas go extinct because of their inability to effectively evolve.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Polar bears face extinction in less than 70 years because of global warming


September 11th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): A new research has warned that polar bears face extinction in less than 70 years because of global warming."Recent projections suggest polar bears could be extinct within 70 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex evolved as a defence against parasites, suggests article


July 7th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Sex may have evolved in part as a defence against parasites, suggests a research article.Published in the journal American Naturalist, the article highlights the fact that when an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Third of Britain’’s mammals face extinction


December 28th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): The hedgehog, water vole and hazel dormouse are among a number of British mammals that face extinction, according to a new research.The study commissioned by the People''s ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Half of worlds primates face extinction due to habitat loss and hunting


August 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A review of the worlds 634 kinds of primates has revealed that almost 50 percent are in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss and hunting.The ... Read more...

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Men face extinction in future hermaphrodite world!


July 11th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Are men the latest endangered species? Well yes, insists a leading Aussie expert, who says men are much ahead in the queue of becoming extinct.In a speech ... Read more...

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16 shark species face extinction threat: study


May 23rd, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (IANS) As many as 16 out of 21 shark species are at a heightened risk of extinction because they are being increasingly targeted, according to a study. The study ... Read more...

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One in eight bird species face extinction because of climate change


May 20th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): The latest assessment of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has determined that one in eight bird species are facing the threat of extinction ... Read more...

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Adelie penguins in Antarctica in danger of extinction within 10 years


December 29th, 2007 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Ecologists have warned that Adelie penguins in Antarctica face extinction within five to ten years, because of the rapid warming of the region due to climate change."That ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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