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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 ... 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
There have been five mass extinctions in Earth’s history. Now we’re facing a sixth.
Nowadays, many scientists are predicting that we're on track for a sixth mass extinction. The world's species already seem to be vanishing ... But that's clearly not what is happening right now. Any ... read more
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The Second Best Time to Plant a Tree Is Now
The second best time is now. Never before has a species been able to ... “What is happening through me? Is it the sixth mass extinction? Or is it the evolution of homo amandi?” read more
The Sixth Extinction: Elizabeth Kolbert on How Humans Are Causing Largest Die-Off Since Dinosaur Age
Well, we turn now to a new book that explores what scientists call the sixth extinction, the massive dying off of animal and plant life that is happening today. Up to 50 percent of all living species ... 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 ... read more
Science agrees, 75 percent of animal species on Earth will go extinct
Scientists have confirmed we’re heading into the “sixth mass extinction ... time a single species will be entirely responsible. In this most conservative study, scientists looked at normal rates of ... read more
Forget going green -- Earth doesn't care
The Scholar's editor hammers home Laughlin's warning that "humans have already triggered the sixth great period of species extinction in Earth's history." The what? Yes, we are in an age of species ... read more
Elizabeth Kolbert: Earth's growing extinction crisis is a man-made disaster
What with everything else going on, you might not have realized that Earth's currently undergoing a mass loss of life -- the so-called Sixth Extinction ... other species that, in more recent times, ... read more
Chasing the Biggest Story on Earth
This week Ms. Kolbert, 52, published her second major book on the environment, “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History ... It’s not something we’re doing because our species is greedy or evil. ... read more
Is this mass extinction a dark mirror to our future?
The Permian mass extinction event was the largest of five mass extinctions that rocked life on Earth. We are now in the midst of the sixth. A sixth mass extinction ... And I like frogs. So yes, ... read more
We have 20 years -- at the very most -- to prevent mass extinction
A mass ... sixth extinction from becoming an inevitability. If we do nothing, expect three-quarters of species to disappear over the next century or two. In other words, what we do (or don't do) right ... read more