sixth mass extinction

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...

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Is Earth already on the brink of 6th mass extinction?


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has laid down the possibility that Earth may already be on the brink of a sixth mass extinction, like those that occurred only five times ... Read more...

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A Fifth of Species Slides Toward Extinction; Sixth Mass Extinction Underway?


October 28th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One in every five of the world’s pant and animals species are at risk of extinction at this time, according to a shocking new study. The new count ... Read more...

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Scientists warn that one-fifth of the species are going to slide to extinction


October 27th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent stocktaking has revealed that up to a fifth of the world’s mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles species are under threat of extinction.Not surprisingly ... Read more...

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Scientists fear another round of mass extinction (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) One in five of the world's mammals, birds and fish are now endangered, indicating a possible sixth round of mass extinction in the Earth's history, scientists say.The researchers ... Read more...

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Scientists fear mass extinction has begun


October 27th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) One in five of the world's mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians are under threat of extinction, a study says.The research found that the a growing number of ... Read more...

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Corals, big mammals to go extinct in future catastrophic event?


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Corals, big mammals and many tropical species could all go extinct in what could be a major extinction event in the not too distant future, predict scientists who ... Read more...

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Wheels already turning on Earth’s sixth mass extinction


December 28th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 28 (ANI): A scientific analysis of millions of years of data has suggested that if the course of human history is any model, then the wheels are already turning on ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Current mass extinction spurs major study of which species to save


October 22nd, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): The Earth is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction of both plants and animals, which has spurred a study by biologists at UC (University of ... Read more...

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Dying amphibians signal impending biodiversity crisis


August 13th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) An alarming decline in amphibian species signals an impending biodiversity disaster or a new mass extinction threatening the planet, according to University of California researchers. "There's no question ... Read more...

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Mass decline of frog populations a sign of global biodiversity disaster


August 13th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Berkley, US, have suggested that the devastating declines of amphibian species around the world are a sign of a large-scale biodiversity ... Read more...

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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...

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Earth in middle of sixth mass extinction, half of its species could be wiped out by 2100


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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