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Only 80,000 koalas remain in the world, rendering them ‘functionally extinct’ — another victim of the 6th mass extinction
According to the Australian Koala Foundation, there are only 80,000 koalas left on the continent. The marsupials may now be "functionally extinct."
I attended a breakfast with food that would disappear if honeybees went extinct. It was a disturbing glimpse at a future without avocados and coffee.
The rapid decline of honeybees poses a threat to our global food supply.
The world’s living creatures are disappearing at unprecedented rates — here’s what we stand to lose, according to a landmark UN repo...
A new UN report about the world's biodiversity found that up to 1 million species face extinction. Here's a breakdown of what could disappear.
Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction, thanks to climate change and human-driven habitat destruction.
Insects are dying off at record rates — an ominous sign we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction
Some 40% of world insects are in decline as part of the sixth mass extinction. If the decline continues, Earth could be devoid of insects in 100 years.
Giant sloth fossils from a site in Argentina reveal that the animal was hunted and killed by humans 12,600 years ago.
The world’s largest bee was found in the wild 38 years after its last sighting. It was one of the planet’s top 25 ‘most wanted’...
Wallace's giant bee hadn't been seen alive for nearly four decades. Now, scientists have found and photographed it in Indonesia.
The Australian government officially declared the Bramble cay melomys extinct. It's arguably the first animal to go extinct due to climate change.
Paleontologists discovered a tiny dinosaur relative at the South Pole, which they've named "Antarctic King." The fossil is some 250 million years old.
With the work of conservationists, animals can come back and thrive. Here are 10 bird species that returned from the brink of extinction.