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Humans driving extinction faster than species can evolve, say experts

Humans driving extinction faster than species can evolve, say experts | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
Conservationists say rate of new species slower than diversity loss caused by the destruction of habitats and climate change
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Species Extinction Happening 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans?

Species Extinction Happening 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans? | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
Species today are vanishing at a rate a thousand times higher than before humans existed. But burgeoning technology is giving conservationists new hope.
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Irina Tikhomirova on Twitter

Irina Tikhomirova on Twitter | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
The cost of elephant ivory is extinction—these majestic animals could be wiped out within two decades. #BanIvorySales pic.twitter.com/D2Rqv8i6SZ
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Fact or Fiction?: Mammoths Can Be Brought Back from Extinction

Fact or Fiction?: Mammoths Can Be Brought Back from Extinction | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
Is de-extinction a real possibility?

Via Dr. Stefan Gruenwald
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Species Going Extinct 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans, Study Finds - weather.com

Species Going Extinct 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans, Study Finds - weather.com | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
A major new study finds that the rate of species extinction is growing worse over time.
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Can Stem Cells Help Save Snow Leopards from Extinction? | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Can Stem Cells Help Save Snow Leopards from Extinction? | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
Jurassic meow? Scientists at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, have come up with a novel idea for possibly saving endangered big cats: reproduce them in the ...

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French authorities in race to dispose of beached whale carcass amid fears it could explode

French authorities in race to dispose of beached whale carcass amid fears it could explode | Animal Extinction | Scoop.it
Authorities in France are investigating ways to dispose of a beached whale, which could explode due to a build up of gases inside the carcass.
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