User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Species Loss
Last updated: Feb 18 2019 22:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What Would Happen If All the Insects Went Extinct? 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Insect numbers everywhere are declining—and scientists aren't exactly sure why.
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Ancient Spider With Glowing Eyes Discovered 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ancient species had reflective eyes that allowed them to hunt at night.
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Great Whites Wiped out Ancient 50ft Sharks: Study 14.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists think the biggest ever shark was likely killed off at least a million years before current estimates,
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New 'mysterious' frog species discovered in India's Western Ghats 13.2.2019 BBC: World
The new species were found after three years of extensive explorations in the Western Ghats.
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Earth's Magnetic Field Will Reverse One Day—Here's Why 13.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A reversal would likely lead to problems for satellites, aviation and ground-based electrical infrastructure.
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Pangolins: Rare insight into world's most trafficked mammal 13.2.2019 BBC: Front Page
Scientists release rare footage of the secretive giant pangolin to highlight the scaly mammal's plight.
Dogs' becoming major threat' to wildlife 12.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Feral and free-ranging dogs are the third worst human-introduced predators, posing a major threat to wildlife.
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Environment in multiple crises - report 12.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Policymakers are not grasping the seriousness of what we’re doing to the planet, a think-tank warns.
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Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests' 11.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Houseflies and cockroaches will thrive as bees, butterflies and beetles decline, says a new analysis.
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Intelligence Squared debate: Should we bring extinct creatures back to life? 11.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An Intelligence Squared series debate about de-extinction.
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Meet the Girl, 12, Challenging Pope to Go Vegan for $1m 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Despite being picked on for her plant-based diet, Butler is determined to turn the world vegan.
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The 401(k) Millionaires Club got smaller last year, with risk being the price of entry 7.2.2019 LA Times: Business

Fidelity Investments’ quarterly data dump arrived recently, featuring loads of information about its retirement-account holders. It was eye-opening, to say the least.

Last summer, we noted there was about $1 trillion in 401(k) and other retirement accounts. The estimates from Fidelity suggested...

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Humans Eating World's Biggest Animals Into Extinction 6.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Almost all animals of the 162 classified as threatened were in danger because of humans hunting the creatures for food or body parts.
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Pope Offered $1 Million to Go Vegan Over Lent 6.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Million Dollar Vegan campaign is offering the sum in a bid to highlight the connection between animal farming and climate change.
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Killer Whales Are Feasting on Great White Shark Livers 4.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Study of shark carcasses discovered in 2017 indicate the presence of "super predator" killer whales.
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Spotted handfish: Saving Tasmania's unusual 'walking' species 4.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The spotted handfish is critically endangered and found only in a small area of Tasmania.
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As grizzlies come back, frustration builds over continued protections 2.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service keeps trying, and failing, to get grizzly bears taken off the endangered species list. Some worry that growing frustration could hurt ongoing efforts to protect the bears.
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Gene Edited Biotech Trees Could Save America's Forests 2.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
U.S. forests are in crisis as climate change, pests and pathogens all pose threats to its native trees.
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What the Homo Erectus Looked like, Ate, and More 2.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Our ancestor is thought to have evolved in Africa more than 2 million years ago.
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In honor of Super Bowl LIII, 53 facts about the original Los Angeles rams 31.1.2019 LA Times: Science

When a Cleveland football team migrated to Los Angeles in 1946, they weren’t the only rams in town.

Thousands of bighorn sheep call the desert and mountains east of the city home. They survive in some of North America’s harshest environments, including the Mojave Desert.

But as humans marched through...

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