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Wildlife population declined by 68pc since 1970: WWF

Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds' decline in less than half a century. This has contributed to environmental degradation, ...

Wildlife population declined by 68pc since 1970: WWF

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 ...

Five new fish species found in Sundarbans

'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 ...

'Half-a-million insect species face extinction'

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 ...

Australia's platypus faces extinction for climate change: Researchers

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 ...

What triggered extinction of Ice Age animals

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 ...

Global Extinction Rebellion protests begin in Australia

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 step closer to saving rare rhino from extinction

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 ...

Scientists discover how to save koalas with excrement

Sundarbans dolphins face extinction threat

The Sundarbans, the world’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 ...

Sundarbans dolphins face extinction threat

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, ...

7,000 species added to endangered 'Red List'
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