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Our Never Ending Obsession With the Apocalypse
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, Death, Extinction, Future, Natural disaster, Planet )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.com
Fears that the world will end on 21 December are rife, despite there being no evidence. So, why are we so fixated with end of the world theories?
Tigers: Can We Afford to Save Them?
Offbeat  (tags: Science & Environment, Extinction, Sustainability )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.com
Conservationists say that the largest of the big cats may go extinct in the wild within two decades. Does it matter?
Earth- What Was Earth's First Predator and When Did It Live ?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Predator, Extinction, Wildlife )

Ray
- 16 days ago - bbc.com
Around the world right now, thousands of animals are about to die. The game is up for untold numbers of deep-sea fish, mountain-dwelling hares, subterranean earthworms and high-flying songbirds.
Earth- Will Polar Bears Become Extinct ?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Animals, Polar Bears, Wildlife, Extinction )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.com
It's November and that time of year when the sleepy town of Churchill, Manitoba, on the western shore of Hudson Bay in Canada, turns into polar bear central.
Fear Extinction? Share the Scary Truth About Human Population Growth This Halloween.
Offbeat  (tags: halloween, extinction, human population growth )

Lone
- 49 days ago - endangeredspeciescondoms.com
The future doesn't have to be so scary. By talking about population with your friends, family and coworkers at Halloween parties and spooky events (and, of course, other places after Halloween) you're taking the first step
Tiger All But Extinct in Telangana
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 76 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The national animal, tiger, has all but disappeared from the newest state in the country. The situation is so alarming that wildlife officials say there is a very real danger of the tiger going locally extinct in Telangana in the next two or three years
Why Scare Stories About Disappearing Wildlife Do Matter
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

Cher
- 81 days ago - theguardian.com
The surest way of sending the world to sleep is to give it "a wake-up call". The World Wildlife Fund applies the cliche to "half the Earth's animals" having disappeared in the past 40 years. The cause is chiefly human exploitation and habitat decline.
Tigers in Danger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, protection, endangered, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 94 days ago - thedailystar.net
In Sundarbans, number of the national animal halves in 10 years
Malayan Tigers Face Bleak Future -- Only 300 Left
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

Cher
- 96 days ago - therakyatpost.com
Despite Perhilitan's efforts, which include the strengthening of legislation and increased patrolling, tiger conservation across the country's vast tropical forest landscape continues to face challenges.
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 99 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
China's Threat to Wild Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, suffering )

Cher
- 174 days ago - nytimes.com
The demise of the tiger, the world's most endangered big cat, was hastened by demand for traditional Chinese medicine, which ascribed healing properties to nearly every part of the cat, from whiskers to tail.
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 175 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
250 Lions Dead Over Past 5 Years in Gujarat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, extinction, lions )

Cher
- 179 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Is the world's only abode of Asiatic lions in Gujarat under threat? The Gir wildlife sanctuary and its periphery have witnessed no less than 250 deaths of lions in the last five years. This has raised concerns over the safety of the big cats.
Increase Genetic Diversity to Save Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, genetic diversity, extinction )

Cher
- 202 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
a new research by Stanford scholars shows that increasing genetic diversity among the 3,000 or so tigers left on the planet is the key to their survival as a species. That research shows that the more gene flow there is among tiger populations, the more
Caturday - Panthera Tigris Edition
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, endangered, extinction )

Cher
- 207 days ago - observationdeck.io9.com
There are ten recognized subspecies of Tiger, three of which are extinct.
 

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