Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
Tags: conservation nature extinction
A conservation scientist interviewed on the programme says Sir David tells it like it is.
Sept. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change extinction wildlife-conservation david-attenborough habitat-loss
Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.
Tags: environment conservation biodiversity extinction animals wildlife wildlife-conservation amphibians
New findings suggest that "entering into a hibernation-like state is not a relatively new type of adaptation. It is an ancient one."
Tags: extinction fossils antarctica science-and-technology hibernation
New research looking at fossil pollen samples serves "as a dire warning about the vulnerability of natural systems to extinction."
Tags: climate-change extinction fossils plants forests earth-and-environment
Recent reports of dramatic declines in insect populations have sparked concern about an 'insect apocalypse.' But a new analysis of data from sites across North America suggests the case isn't proven.
Tags: biodiversity insects science extinction ecology research biodiversity-loss publication-bias scholarship
When the dinosaurs went extinct, some species took over the world. Adaptability, not survivability, explains why.
July 20, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: evolution dinosaurs extinction palaeontology mass-extinction dinosaur-extinction bird-evolution ancient-mammals
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