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Is The World On The Verge Of A Sixth Mass Extinction? Scientists Say Yes
But if we did, we might have come across an item entitled “Biological annihilation via the ongoing sixth mass extinction signaled ... as an abundance of other species? Or is it okay to grab for everyt... read more
Will Humans Survive the Sixth Great Extinction?
These events are known as the Big Five mass extinctions, and all signs suggest we are now on the precipice of a sixth ... of recovery from a major extinction event, if not in the midst of one. Yes. If ... read more
The Most Challenging Ethical Obligation of Our Precarious Time
If you’ve been paying attention to what’s happening to the nonhuman life forms with ... a Pulitzer Prize for writing a book with that title. Whether the sixth mass species extinction of Earth’s histor... read more
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The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert Talks Climate Change And The Sixth Extinction
Her engrossing new book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History ... However it happened, the effects echo what is happening now. Yes, exactly. You release a lot of carbon into the air and there ar... read more
Global Extinction Rates: Why Do Estimates Vary So Wildly?
Most ecologists believe that we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction. Humanity’s impact on nature, they say, is now ... species extinct are very stringent, requiring targeted research. It’s a... read more
Meet the Lazarus creatures – six species we thought were extinct, but aren’t
There have been five mass extinction events ... we are currently experiencing a sixth. This time, however, the extinctions are happening at a much faster rate – and they are mainly due to us. Unfortun... read more
In an age of extinction, what role do zoos and aquariums have in conservation?
They face a global extinction crisis — what many believe is the sixth mass extinction event on Earth ... with researchers in the field? A: Yes. The Phoenix Zoo is a good example. The local, native-spe... read more
Fungal Diseases Surge, Threatening Species Around the World
She’s the author of the book "The 6th Extinction ... She joins us now from her home in Williamstown, Massachusetts to discuss what might be triggering these fungal outbreaks. Welcome back to Living on ... read more
Everyday Extinction — Connecting audiences to a biodiversity crisis
Social media is just an incredible part of the way we reach our audience now ... And yes, an asteroid can hit the earth and wipe out a majority of the species, but life will continue. However this mas... read more
We may talk and talk and talk of freedom, and freedom has meaning when we oppose it to the social oppression we create in our own species ... are now responsible, single-handedly and utterly without f... read more
The Search for Missing Frogs Brings Some Species Back From the Dead
The search for lost amphibians was on, and researchers hoped to rediscover frog, toad, and salamander species that hadn ... re at the forefront of this sixth mass extinction, driven by us. The changes ... read more
The Next 100 Years of American Conservation
Some experts believe that we’re on the brink of the planet’s sixth mass extinction, with humans playing a major role in wiping out species at a rate ... this effort to start the next 100 years of Amer... read more