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20 Endangered Species All over the World That May Become Extinct Very Soon

By |2019-03-03T18:33:54+03:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The rhinoceros, tiger, and elephant are animals that you'll see at zoos. Though they are familiar, these endangered species will disappear if we don't make an effort to protect them. There are more reasons to protect endangered species than you may realize. We introduce you to a few of them and suggest how you can do your part to help. Why We Should Save Endangered Species Unfortunately, some people don't understand why maintaining a healthy population of plants and animals is essential. Here are a

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Study Says Earth Headed For Mass Extinction Event

By |2018-01-23T00:30:34+03:00June 28th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

A landmark study by an international group of scientists has concluded that planet Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction event comparable in scale to the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. The researchers found that extinction rates are currently 1000 times higher than normal due to deforestation, changes in climate, and the depletion of ocean fisheries. Duke University biologist and conversation expert Stuart Pimm says that "time is running out" to avert the threat of mass extinction. If

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