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Scientists Call for Legalization of Rhino Horn Trade

March 1, 2013, 2:19 pm

Global bans on rhinoceros products have failed, and legalization is required to save rhinos from extinction, argue scientists.

Ice Age Predators Didn’t Die Out From Starvation

December 28, 2012, 3:30 pm

Right before the saber-toothed cats went extinct 12,000 years ago, they were probably enjoying plenty of prey instead of starving as scientists used to think.

Dinosaur Extinction May Have Followed Ocean-Floor Extinction

September 8, 2012, 7:45 am

The demise of the dinosaurs, thought to have been caused by an asteroid, wasn’t the only mass extinction around that time, according to new international research.

Biodiversity Important For Life

April 18, 2011, 8:33 pm

With some scientists predicting that species loss is happening so fast we are heading for another mass extinction, ecologists have been trying to work out just what effect [...]

One Creature That Deserves Extinction: the V-22 Osprey

March 1, 2011, 9:11 am

Some animals should be endangered. Consider the V-22 Osprey.

The Plight of the Bumblebee

July 31, 2010, 4:09 am

I’m no scientist, but I know what I don’t see.

Alaotra Grebe Extinction Attributed to Manmade Causes

May 27, 2010, 10:05 pm

BirdLife International announced the extinction of the Alaotra Grebe, a bird species native to Madagascar.

The Extinction of Baiji: China’s White Dolphin

September 12, 2009, 2:21 am

The mighty Yangze river. China’s most extensive waterway was the perfect habitat for a special white dolphin.

Where Have All the Birds Gone?

August 31, 2008, 7:34 pm

Ornithologists have discovered during the past few months that the European world of birds is shrinking.

Lonesome George May End Days on Galapagos

July 22, 2008, 4:42 am

After decades of solitude, “Lonesome George” may finally save his species of Galapagos giant tortoise from extinction


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Mihaela Lica Butler