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Did Supernova Explosion Contribute to Earth Mass Extinction?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, siupernova, extinction, Earth )

Nelson
- 145 days ago - space.com
A faraway supernova explosion may have contributed to a minor mass extinction here on Earth 2.59 million years ago, a new study suggests.
What to Do When the World Is Ending: Live Fast, Have Sex Early, Die Young
Science & Tech  (tags: reptiles, extinction, biology, climate change, global warming )

Freya
- 215 days ago - dailykos.com
Sorry to disappoint you, but this story is about Lystrosaurus. Yes, this story has the most click-baity of click-bait titles, but seriously, would you have clicked if you knew this was about funny-looking dead reptiles? Didn't think so.
Dinosaurs 'in Decline' 50 Million Years Before Asteroid Strike
Science & Tech  (tags: Dinosaurs, Extinction, Asteroid, In Decline )

Derek
- 229 days ago - bbc.in
The new assessment adds further fuel to a debate on how dinosaurs were doing when a 10km-wide space rock slammed into Earth 66 million years ago. A team suggests the creatures were in long-term decline as they could not cope with the way Earth changed.
Could 'Planet X' Cause Comet Catastrophes on Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Earth, mass, extinction, life, science, news, interesting, humans, discovery, climate, environment, history, habitat, nasa, research, safety, scientists, study, technology, world )

Roger
- 244 days ago - space.com
Space.com is asking some very good questions about Planet 9 and 10 yet to be discovered and their potential to cause mass extinctions on Earth every 27 millions years, a very good report and "must read"
Darwin's Finches Facing Possible Extinction in the Galapagos!
Science & Tech  (tags: Darwin, extinction, animals, interesting, science, scientists, research )

Mitchell
- 345 days ago - unews.utah.edu
Studies show a possible threat to Darwin's Finches from a parasitic fly, apparently introduced to the Galapagos in 1960!
New Study Confirms That Bananas Are Being Driven to Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: bananas, Panama disease, extinction )

Louise
- 366 days ago - sciencealert.com
History is repeating itself, with the most popular banana at serious risk from the Panama disease that has crossed continents and breached quarantine efforts
Discovery Channel Is Finally Breaking Up With Bad Science
Science & Tech  (tags: media, television, TV, Discovery Channel, climate change, extinction, wildlife, education )

Freya
- 372 days ago - motherjones.com
John Hoffman is the new boss of documentaries at the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and the Science Channel, and he wants you to know big changes are coming to the networks sometimes criticized for favoring overcooked "docutainment" over...
Scientists Build 'Frozen Zoo' to Save Endangered Species
Science & Tech  (tags: species, extinction, University of Georgia, Athens GA, zoos, Atlanta )

Freya
- 386 days ago - cnn.com
The University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center is building what's being called a "frozen zoo," a genetic storage center that their scientists believe will someday save endangered big cats (and eventually other species) from extinction.
Save Our Monkeys in Mauritius
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, crime, conservation, death, cruelty, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, suffering )

ELIZABETH
- 474 days ago - crueltyfreeinternational.org
Our Save Our Monkeys campaign is raising awareness and support for the monkeys of Mauritius. WeâEUR(TM)re asking the people of Mauritius and beyond to join us in ending the cruel trade and export of monkeys for experiments.
The Greatest Story of Our Generation   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Morgan Freeman, greatest story, innovention, extinction, triumph, billions of people )

Dandelion
- 554 days ago - youtube.com
Morgan Freeman narrates the story of the human journey at this critical moment in time. Of all the stories to belong to, this is the story to be a part of. Do not watch it from the sidelines. Become one of the weavers of the story.
Will We Ever... Clone a Mammoth?
Science & Tech  (tags: cience & Environment, Cloning, Extinction, Genetics )

Ray
- 726 days ago - bbc.com
Bringing the prehistoric animal back to life will require dexterity with DNA, a slice of luck and an intimate knowledge of an elephant's reproductive system.
Cloning Timeline: Which Animals and When?
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Health, Cloning, Extinction, Genetics, Infographic )

Ray
- 726 days ago - bbc.com
Fifteen years ago a sheep called Dolly arrived into our world and caused a sensation. A living, breathing (and bleating) sheep created from an adult cell, Dolly was not the first animal to be cloned, but she became the most famous.
How We Can Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Technology, Animal, Cloning, Ecology, Extinction )

Ray
- 727 days ago - bbc.com
Mankind has been responsible for the extinction of many animal species. But natural history futurist Stewart Brand says we may now have the technology that could help reverse the decline.
Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife?
Science & Tech  (tags: Biodiversity, climate change, extinction, forests, nature, wildlife )

Julie
- 807 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event
 

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