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Three animal species declared extinct in India

Desertification has wiped out the Indian population of the Indian Cheetah, pink-headed duck and the Great Indian Bustard.

10 Sep 2019 2:56 PM

Veterinarians taking steps to save northern white rhino species

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction.

24 Aug 2019 1:25 PM

IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

The Red List reveals the extent of wildlife and nature destruction caused by humans.

19 Jul 2019 7:11 PM

Koalas on the verge of extinction

A report claims koalas are ‘functionally extinct’, but what does that mean?

13 May 2019 4:24 PM

Whale: Endangered wildlife in Canada

Canada lists three whale species as threatened.

07 May 2019 9:09 AM


United Nations offers its first report on global biodiversity

Top scientists tell the world how much damage the humans have caused the planet with the latest scientific report on biodiversity.

06 May 2019 2:53 PM

Saving the planet and the human race

Up to a million of Earth's estimated eight million species face extinction, many of them within decades: UN report.

04 May 2019 8:17 PM

Extinction of World Heritage glacial predicted by 2100

Studies reveal that World heritage glaciers are set to disappear by 2100.

02 May 2019 9:37 AM

The role of crowdfunding in protecting species

Several crowdfunding campaigns have helped to not just save the native species from extinction but also with their rehabilitation.

21 Apr 2019 4:26 PM

Contagious cancer threatens Tasmanian devils

Tasmanian devils prove quick adaptors in bid for survival.

29 Mar 2019 12:29 PM


Insects: the key foundation of ecosystems in rapid decline

World witnessing a rampant, 'catastrophic collapse' of insects: Study.

12 Feb 2019 2:09 PM

Human race may face extinction as sperm quality continues to fall in the west

Changes in testosterone levels as well as rise in testicular cancer are also to be blamed for this development.

08 Oct 2018 7:01 PM

Can bacteria species go extinct? Yes, they do

New study contradicts widely held scientific thinking that microbe taxa, because of their very large populations, rarely die off.

01 Aug 2018 12:42 PM

Study finds world's marine wilderness rapidly dwindling

Researchers say most of remaining marine wilderness is unprotected, leaving it vulnerable to being lost.

28 Jul 2018 11:00 AM

Beware: Bananas are on the brink of extinction

As devastating tropical disease spreads across crops worldwide, researchers warn that the popular fruit could soon go off tables.

06 Jul 2018 5:50 PM


Here are 3 ways human civilisation could go extinct

According to researchers, humanity could go through a soft landing, a gradual die off or full blown collapse.

01 Jun 2018 3:06 PM

Dinosaur killing asteroid wiped out first tree-dwelling birds: Study

The birds that did survive were ground-dwellers, birds whose fossilized remains show longer, sturdier legs like seen in modern ground birds.

26 May 2018 2:33 PM

Doomed white rhino could save species from beyond grave

Scientists have made progress with rhino IVFs and in just few years have successfully harvested female eggs and fertilised them in labs.

26 May 2018 12:11 PM

World's rarest ape on the edge of extinction

Fewer than 800 members of Tapanuli Orangutan survive and they are constantly under assault from man-made sources.

04 May 2018 4:48 PM

Australia's mammal extinction rate could worsen: Scientists

10 Australian birds and seven mammals whose extinctions could mostly be prevented

24 Apr 2018 4:59 PM