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No more than 80,000 koalas remain in the wild, according to the Australian Koala Foundation.

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."
A snow leopard at a regular scent-marking site within its range in the Himalayas.

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.
A skeleton of a fish lies forgotten on the dry bed of Lake Penuelas outside Santiago, Chile.

17 signs we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction, thanks to climate change and human-driven habitat destruction.
A male polar bear waits patiently for the sea ice on Hudson bay to freeze. These bears are vulnerable to extinction.

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.
Species around the world are experiencing a "biological annihilation."

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.
41% of global insect species are at risk, a new study finds.

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.
It took the Earth 10 million years to recover from the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs.

So many animals are going extinct that it could take Earth 10 million years to recover

Earth took 10 million years to recover from the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs. Our planet may be experiencing another mass extinction now.