loss of species

Loss of habitats irreplaceable, warn scientists


August 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) It is hard to replace a lost habitat without losing species, even though the goal may be laudable, warn scientists."There's been a lot of talk among ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Loss of biodiversity rivals climate change impact’


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Loss of biodiversity seems to affect ecosystems as much as climate change, pollution and other major forms of environmental stress, says a new study.The study is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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 |

Loss of biodiversity ‘threatens human health’


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A new research has warned that the loss of biodiversity-from beneficial bacteria to charismatic mammals-threatens human health.Researchers at the Bard College, New York, found that the loss ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World leaders ‘fail to stem biodiversity loss’


April 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): A major study has confirmed that the world's governments will not be able to meet their internationally agreed target of curbing the loss of species and nature by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Loss of species is ‘wake up call’ to humanity, warns UN


January 11th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 11 (ANI): The United Nations has warned that the on-going loss of species should be considered as a wake-up call, as it affects human well-being around the world.Eight years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is another mass extinction of mammals on the way?


December 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Thanks to global warming and ecological degradation, the sixth mass extinction is already on the way, equal to the "big five" that occurred over the past 450 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mammals may be nearly half way towards mass extinction


December 18th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): A new analysis by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Pennsylvania State University, has shown that North American mammals are one-fifth to one-half the way towards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One-third of all dinosaur species may never have existed


October 31st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): New analyses may wipe out one-third of dinosaur species, with a recent research leading to two dinosaurs being wiped out, as they were not separate species, but different ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biodiversity another issue where Merkel and Bush differ


May 30th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by admin
DPA Bonn, May 30 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President George W. Bush are good friends on a personal level. The two leaders also share a similar conservative Christian outlook, but ... Read more...

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