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Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Sheryl
- 1133 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Scientists Find Link Between Comet and Asteroid Showers and Mass Extinctions
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, comets, asteroid impacts, astronomy )

Steve
- 1305 days ago - phys.org
Mass extinctions occurring over the past 260 million years were likely caused by comet and asteroid showers, scientists conclude in a new study
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 1722 days ago - nautil.us
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 1752 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
How Snails, Clams Are the Ultimate Survivors
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, study, evolution, mass extinction, bottom dwelling, survivors, snails, clams )

Giana
- 1908 days ago - news.discovery.com
The most catastrophic mass extinction in the history of Earth had little effect on the lifestyles of the lowliest of beasts living in the "benthic" (bottom-dwelling) muck on the sea floor, according to a new study.
Oversized Rats Could Take Over Earth After Next Mass Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, environment, humans, world, oversized rats, take over, mass extinction )

Giana
- 1922 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
In the event of a future mass extinction, rats may be the animals best suited to repopulate the world, some scientists say.
Census Of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo Of Ancient Mass Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, archaeology, ancient, environment, science, technology, mass extinction, census )

Beatrice
- 3750 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Paleontologists can still hear the echo of the death knell that drove the dinosaurs and many other organisms to extinction following an asteroid collision at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.
Extinctions Linked to Hotter Temperatures
Science & Tech  (tags: global warming, mass extinction, Earth, fossil records, temperature, tropical seas )

Eduardo
- 4212 days ago - 62.193.18.228
Whenever the world's tropical seas warm several degrees, Earth has experienced mass extinctions over millions of years, according to a first-of-its-kind statistical study of fossil records. And scientists fear it may be about to happen again in decades.
New Theory For Mass Extinction Is Offered
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, mass extinction, meteor, environmental stress )

Eduardo
- 4218 days ago - postchronicle.com
The great mass extinction of 250 million years ago might not have been caused by a meteor strike, but, rather, by environmental stresses. The decline began millions of years before the disappearance of 90 percent of Earth's species.
   

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