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Five new fish species found in Sundarbans

Five new species of fish have been found in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Among them, one was discovered for the first time in the world. This discovery has brought the number of fish species in the ...

'Half-a-million insect species face extinction'

Half of the one million animal and plant species on Earth facing extinction are insects, and their disappearance could be catastrophic for humankind, scientists have said in a "warning to ...

Australia's platypus faces extinction for climate change: Researchers

Prolonged drought and other effects of climate change are pushing Australia's unique platypus population towards extinction, scientists warned in a study published Monday.The river-dwelling animal ...

What triggered extinction of Ice Age animals

Archaeologists have found new evidence that an extraterrestrial body crashed to Earth almost 13,000 years ago that caused the extinction of many large animals and a probable population decline in ...

Global Extinction Rebellion protests begin in Australia

Extinction Rebellion activists began gathering in cities across Australia and New Zealand on Monday to kick off a fortnight of global civil disobedience demanding governments take urgent action on ...

Scientists step closer to saving rare rhino from extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists ...

Scientists discover how to save koalas with excrement

Scientists in Australia have discovered how to save starving koalas whose fussy eating habits make them vulnerable to habitat loss: by feeding them poo.A team of researchers used fecal transplants in ...

Sundarbans dolphins face extinction threat

The Sundarbans, the world&rsquo;s largest mangrove forest known for its unique flora and fauna, is home to some globally endangered species, including the Royal Bengal Tiger and freshwater Ganges and ...

7,000 species added to endangered 'Red List'

Mankind's destruction of nature is driving species to the brink of extinction at an "unprecedented" rate, the leading wildlife conservation body warned Thursday as it added more than 7,000 animals, ...

Climate change set to wipe out ocean wildlife by 17pc

Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century, researchers have calculated.In a world that heats up three to four ...

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