News Headlines : Extinction Rebellion Protesters

HUMANS CREATING SIXTH GREAT EXTINCTION OF ANIMAL SPECIES, SAY SCIENTISTS


The modern world is experiencing a sixth great extinction of animal species even when the lowest estimates of extinction rates are considered, scientists have warned... READ MORE

20th June, 2015 4455

3 PERMIAN-TRIASSIC MASS EXTINCTION C 250 MILLION YEARS AGO.


The changes to the Earth's biology do, therefore, include a rapidly developing mass extinction event, as charted by Gerardo Caballos and his colleagues... READ MORE

21st June, 2015 17465

WORLD 'EMBARKING ON SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION'


According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, about 41 percent of all amphibian species and 26 percent of all mammals are threatened with extinction... READ MORE

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Recent News Headlines : Extinction Rebellion Protesters

BELOVED EUROPEAN HORSE CHESTNUT TREE 'CLOSE TO EXTINCTION'


The tree is among more than 400 native European tree species evaluated for their risk of extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature IUCN ... READ MORE

30th September, 2019 342

MORE THAN HALF OF NATIVE EUROPEAN TREES FACE EXTINCTION, WARNS STUDY


Ash, elm and rowan among trees threatened by pests and pollution, says biodiversity report... READ MORE

27th September, 2019 1030

FRIGHTENING NUMBER OF PLANT EXTINCTIONS FOUND IN GLOBAL SURVEY


The scientists expect it will help conservation in the future by highlighting what types of plants are particularly vulnerable to extinction... READ MORE

11th June, 2019 5809

THE 'GREAT DYING': RAPID WARMING CAUSED LARGEST EXTINCTION EVENT EVER, REPORT SAYS


Oceans lost around 80 percent of their oxygen, with parts of the seafloor becoming completely oxygen-free... READ MORE

7th December, 2018 6539

'WE HAVE A DUTY TO ACT'


As part of their attempt to mobilise the wider environmental movement, activists from Extinction Rebellion, armed with flowers and letters, occupied Greenpeace headquarters last week... READ MORE

27th October, 2018 30709

EIGHT BIRD SPECIES ARE FIRST CONFIRMED AVIAN EXTINCTIONS THIS DECADE


Four of the eight newly identified bird extinctions took place in Brazil, once home to Spix's macaw... READ MORE

4th September, 2018 35109

SEVEN PERCENT OF AUSTRALIA'S REPTILES 'RISK EXTINCTION'


Another invasive species threatening Australia's reptiles, IUCN said, is the toxic cane toad... READ MORE

5th July, 2018 0

SEVEN PERCENT OF AUSTRALIA'S REPTILES 'RISK EXTINCTION'


Another invasive species threatening Australia's reptiles, IUCN said, is the toxic cane toad... READ MORE

5th July, 2018 0

RED LIST RESEARCH FINDS 26,000 GLOBAL SPECIES UNDER EXTINCTION THREAT


Today's update of the IUCN red list of threatened species shows that urgent action is needed to conserve threatened species... READ MORE

5th July, 2018 3815

INDIAN FORCES FIRE ON KASHMIR PROTESTERS, KILLING AT LEAST FIVE AFTER BATTLE WITH SUSPECTED REBELS


Government forces opened fire on protesters Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing five people and wounding dozens more who had been trying to reach... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 0

ONE IN EIGHT BIRDS IS THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION, GLOBAL STUDY FINDS


Neonicotinoids - widely implicated in flying insect declines a key bird food source - have also been found to be directly detrimental to some bird species... READ MORE

23rd April, 2018 6669

RED LIST: ASH TREES AND ANTELOPES ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION


While more than 150 new endangered species have been added to the new Red List, the prospects of some have improved... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 4122

UNDERGROUND MAGMA TRIGGERED EARTH'S WORST MASS EXTINCTION WITH GREENHOUSE GASES


But those rock dates presented science with a new puzzle why was the mass extinction event much shorter than the eruptions?... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 1374

EARTH'S SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION EVENT UNDER WAY, SCIENTISTS WARN


Researchers talk of 'biological annihilation' as study reveals billions of populations of animals have been lost in recent decades... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 107448

ANTI-INDIA PROTESTS HIT KASHMIR AFTER TOP REBEL IS KILLED


India has accused Pakistan of arming and training the rebels, which Pakistan denies... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 4

ARMY LAUNCHES OPERATION 'TO RESTORE ORDER' AFTER MUTINY


Ivory Coast's military says it has launched an operation to restore order after three consecutive days of protests by mutinous soldiers... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 282

BIOLOGISTS SAY HALF OF ALL SPECIES COULD BE EXTINCT BY END OF CENTURY


We want to build highways across the Serengeti to get more rare earth minerals for our cellphones... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 48177

GIRAFFES FACING EXTINCTION AFTER DEVASTATING DECLINE, EXPERTS WARN


The cage bird trade in Asia is also driving many feathered species towards extinction, including the spectacular sunset lorikeet... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 33267

AT LEAST 17 KILLED, DOZENS INJURED IN E. ALEPPO AS REBELS DISPERSE PROTESTERS WITH MACHINE GUN FIRE


At least 17 killed, dozens injured in E. Aleppo as rebels disperse protesters with machine gun fire... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 2291

SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION? TWO-THIRDS OF WILDLIFE COULD BE GONE BY 2020


In the report, the rapid extinction is blamed on habitat loss, over exploitation of resources, pollution and climate change... READ MORE

27th October, 2016 43275

WORLD'S MAMMALS BEING EATEN INTO EXTINCTION, REPORT WARNS


First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 16404

SURVIVAL OF THE SMALLEST? BIGGER SEA SPECIES FACE HIGHER EXTINCTION THREAT


In past extinctions, smaller creatures were more prone to die off, or size didn't matter, said study lead author Jonathan Payne, a paleobiologist at Stanford University... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 0

'ONE-TWO PUNCH' DELIVERED DINO DEATH BLOW


This new temperature record provides a direct link between the volcanism and impact events and the extinction pulses -- that link being climate change, Petersen said... READ MORE

23rd July, 2016 2

KASHMIR DEATH TOLL RISES AS PROTESTERS DEFY CURFEW


The protests erupted after Burhan Wani, chief of operations of Hizbul Mujahideen, Kashmir's largest rebel group, was killed in fighting with Indian troops on Friday... READ MORE

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