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The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs acidified the ocean in a ‘flash,’ killing most marine life. The seas could see a similar problem a ...
A new study found that the asteroid impact that led the dinosaurs to go extinct also caused rapid ocean acidification, which killed most sea life.
North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds in the last 50 years — another sign that we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction
A new study found that there's been a 29% decline in bird populations in the US and Canada since 1970.
Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren’t the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers.
In 2018, 40% of US honey-bee colonies perished. They're just one victim of the sixth mass extinction — 40% of the world's insects are in decline.
Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction due to climate change and human-driven habitat destruction.
Frogs are dying off at record rates — an ominous sign the 6th mass extinction is hitting one group of creatures hardest
Up to 40% of amphibians are threatened with extinction. Here are 15 rare species of frogs, geckos, and snakes caught colorfully on camera.
These 15 ocean species have already gone extinct. A dozen others will probably disappear in our lifetime.
Over the past 500 years, 15 ocean species have gone extinct. About 70 other species are currently vulnerable and could disappear in our lifetime.
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."
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.
Up to 1 million species are facing extinction, according to a new UN report. Without them, we could run out of food.
A new United Nations report on the world's biodiversity found that between 500,000 and 1 million species face extinction due to habitat destruction.
Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction
The AFP has obtained an early draft of a United Nations report that suggests up to 1 million species are at risk of extinction, some within decades.