Climate change could make coffee extinct by 2080

Green Prophet

Robusta – so named as it is more tolerant of climactic differences – is expected to become extinct in the Congo (its birthplace) by 2050. The report concludes that unless climate change is addressed, wild coffee could become extinct worldwide by 2080. “We

The Extinction Crisis: The Time to Act is Now!

Elephant Journal

Whether we have children or not, whether we are atheists or catholic, the matter is.

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Discovery Channel to Air ‘Racing Extinction’ Worldwide

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The newest documentary from the ‘The Cove’ director Louie Psihoyos, ‘Racing Extinction’, has just gained some major exposure as the Discovery Channel announced it will air it all over the Read More The post Discovery Channel to Air ‘Racing Extinction’ Worldwide appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Quagga: Can an Extinct Animal be Bred Back into Existence?

Nature Conservancy - Science

There’s one major issue: the quagga has been extinct since 1883. De-extinction – resurrecting species that have disappeared – has become a popular if contentious idea in conservation circles. As a child, I remember staring at a picture of a quagga in a book of extinct animals.

Interview with ‘Racing Extinction’ Director Louie Psihoyos

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Stunning environmental doc Racing Extinction sees long anticipated — albeit limited — theatrical release this weekend. Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past year+, you’re already aware of Read More The post Interview with ‘Racing Extinction’ Director Louie Psihoyos appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The Cactus Smuggler: Are Desert Plants Being Loved to Extinction?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Some of the cacti they had were labeled appendix two, which means they aren’t currently “threatened with extinction but may become so unless trade is closely controlled,” according to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Girl-Power vs Gun-Power: Saving the Rhino from Extinction.

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Quote of the day: ".we're in the sixth mass extinction."

Environmental Economics

Here's the full quote: "This is definitely human impact, we're in the sixth mass extinction. There's only been five before this and we're definitely in the sixth," WWF conservation scientist Martin Taylor told CNN."

Kamikaze Pigeons and a War to Extinction

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Tomorrow kamikaze and war to extinction.” And a war to extinction?? A Hooded Crow. Two Feral Pigeons. Three Feral Pigeons. One more Hooded Crow. And so on… not much of a birding day, heh? One more Feral Pigeon. I am inside the city of Belgrade, checking the theoretically possible Peregrine Falcon site. Not that anyone has seen it there, but if I were a Peregrine, that would be one of the properties I would seriously consider. One Feral Pigeon. A Great Tit.

Rights of De-extinct Animals, Dark Money, Magic Mushrooms & More

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is the legal status of a de-extinct animal? Siberian wooly mammoth from The Ivory King. Image modified from Flickr user BioDivLibrary through a Creative Commons License. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller and Lisa Feldkamp of the TNC Science Communications team.

Help Save Orangutans from Extinction with your Pointer Finger.

Elephant Journal

Money is the driving force behind their imminent demise. And that is also where our power lies to save them.

Photographer Snaps Stunning Shots of Nearly Extinct Species

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Ever since we heard the documentary ‘Racing Extinction’ got a major financial backer, we’ve been counting the days for its release. We must not be the only ones because the Read More The post Photographer Snaps Stunning Shots of Nearly Extinct Species appeared first on Ecorazzi.

CNN: The Sixth Mass Global Extinction has arrived

Green Prophet

Ranging from some of the earth’s smallest animal species, such as coral and bees, all the way to the earth’s largest land mammal, the African elephant, the program gives a graphic account of how many of these animal species are in danger to becoming extinct.

Saudi prince slaughters 2,100 nearly extinct birds – for thrills?

Green Prophet

Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud reportedly killed 1,977 of the nearly-extinct houbara bustards last January, violating his hunting permit by killing so many of the birds. Saudi royals seem to be more hazardous to the world bird-life than wind turbines and skyscrapers !

Egypt’s Red Sea Sharks Face Extinction

Green Prophet

The current unrest in Egypt threatens the safety of humans …and of sharks.

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#JoinTheHerd: Make 2016 the Year of the Elephant.

Elephant Journal

If you could help save elephants from extinction, would you do it? Well, it turns out—you can.

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‘Arabian Ark’ is saving UAE wildlife from extinction

Green Prophet

Oryx, giraffes and cheetahs – species once facing regional extinction – are making a robust reappearance on a desert island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The antelope-like oryx once roamed freely across the Arabian Peninsula but rampant hunting made the species extinct in the wild.

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Humans Pushing Ocean Life to Extinction, Says Study

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It seems humans have proven their immense and uncontrollable power once again, as the oceans, the salty blue expanse that covers some 70% of the Earth’s surface, are set to Read More The post Humans Pushing Ocean Life to Extinction, Says Study appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Nearly Extinct California Blue Whales Make Incredible Comeback

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According to a University of Washington study, the nearly extinct California blue whales have made a comeback that is being called "historic." Read More The post Nearly Extinct California Blue Whales Make Incredible Comeback appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Humans Setting in Motion Sixth Mass Extinction, Says Study

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According to a new study, the Earth has already entered its sixth mass extinction, and humans are the main cause. Animals are dying out Read More The post Humans Setting in Motion Sixth Mass Extinction, Says Study appeared first on Ecorazzi. The end is near it seems.

Climate Change Driving World’s Rarest Cat to Extinction

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This decade has seen an increased awareness of climate issues and many commitments, by both world powerhouses and developing countries, to lower national carbon emissions; however, the world’s collective action Read More The post Climate Change Driving World’s Rarest Cat to Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Study Reveals Earth is Moving Towards an Extinction ‘Danger’ Zone

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The study, which was published Read More The post Study Reveals Earth is Moving Towards an Extinction ‘Danger’ Zone appeared first on Ecorazzi. Our planet is being pushed towards a dangerous new territory and human activity is to blame, says a recent study that further proves humans suck. Causes Environment News Science Top News

Blind Shrimp Spared from Extinction at Bible Zoo in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

Human development has put this blind shrimp, or prawn to be more precise ( Typhlocaris Galilea ), at severe risk of extinction. When Noah was told by God to load two of all animals onto a special hand-built ark, there was no mention of the blind shrimp species found only in Israel.

The Sixth Extinction is Upon Us.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Food Green Health & Wellness climate change Environmentalism extinction nature Can We Survive Ourselves? But Will We? Years ago, I interviewed leading environmental hero Lester Brown.

‘Racing Extinction’ to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

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There’s finally a release date for the much anticipated documentary ‘Racing Extinction.’ The new film by ‘The Cove’ director Louie Psihoyos is set to premiere at Read More The post ‘Racing Extinction’ to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Study: Preserve Plant Life Or Humans Will Go Extinct

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Published in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academy Read More The post Study: Preserve Plant Life Or Humans Will Go Extinct appeared first on Ecorazzi. A new study by the University of Georgia shows a gloomy future for the human race if plants are not better preserved. Causes Environment News People Science Top News

Prehistoric (but Adorable) Pangolin on the Verge of Extinction

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A prehistoric mammal of little renown is in need of help and attention, quickly becoming one of the most endangered species in the world due to the one enemy it Read More The post Prehistoric (but Adorable) Pangolin on the Verge of Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Extinct Tortoise Is Back! Maybe

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A giant tortoise thought to be extinct for the last 150 years has been revealed through its genome. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

New Album by Zola Jesus Ponders Human Extinction

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Singer and songwriter Read More The post New Album by Zola Jesus Ponders Human Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi. For all you music-loving antinatalists – those who believe the human race should be extinguished – well, there is a new, infectious soundtrack to your fated beliefs.

The Economic Buzz on European Bumblebee Extinction

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A recent study shows that 24 per cent of European bumblebee species may face possible extinction.

Almost Extinct: Polars Bears, Rhinos & a Mere 23,248 Other Species.

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Here are just a few of the endangered species and the reasons they are on the list: Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today #nola4ever extinction illegal poaching northern white rhino threatened species

Nine Fascinating Trees Threatened with Extinction

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Read More The post Nine Fascinating Trees Threatened with Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi. These nine trees face an uncertain future without human conservation efforts. Causes Environment News Top News

Africa’s Elephants Facing Extinction, says Jane Goodall

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Conservationist Jane Goodall is urging the world to stop the illegal ivory trade - or face the complete extinction of Africa's elephants. Read More The post Africa’s Elephants Facing Extinction, says Jane Goodall appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News jane goodall

Is The Hooded Grebe About To Go Extinct?

10,000 Birds

Twenty two species are distributed among six genera, depending on what happens to be extinct, and for the most part one grebe is like another. The Hooded Grebe was discovered in 1974, and have been going extinct ever since. Podicipediformes, aka Grebes, are freshwater diving duckish birds that are not ducks. For an order they are neither diverse nor disparate.

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Galapagos Giant Tortoise Makes Comeback From Near-Extinction

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Giant Galapagos tortoises that were driven to the brink of of extinction have made an epic comeback, a new study reveals. By the 1960s, the tortoise population on the isle Read More The post Galapagos Giant Tortoise Makes Comeback From Near-Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Science Top News

Eight Ways to Ensure Biodiversity on Earth: Insights from the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity.

Elephant Journal

Earth’s biological diversity faces an onslaught of threats and some species will go extinct, but there’s plenty that we can do to ensure the survival of life on Earth.

Red List Update Finds Nearly 23,000 Species Near Extinction

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Late last week, scientists concluded that Earth has already entered its sixth extinction, as species are dying out at an accelerated rate due to the presence of man. This week, Read More The post Red List Update Finds Nearly 23,000 Species Near Extinction appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Did humans kill off one of the last dinosaurs, er, giant birds?

10,000 Birds

This is one of several giant birds that went extinct fairly recently, and in many cases, humans as suspected. Genyornis newtoni lived in Australia, and recent research suggests that humans may have played a role in the extinction of this dinosaur laughingly called a bird, about 40,000 years ago. So, the idea is that by harvest the eggs of this giant bird, human contributed significantly to their extinction.

Frozen Zoo Looks to Revive Near-Extinct Species

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From the San Diego Zoo to the so-called Frozen Zoo travel the remains – eggs, sperm, and other genetic bits – Read More The post Frozen Zoo Looks to Revive Near-Extinct Species appeared first on Ecorazzi. It’s almost like something from Jurassic Park – almost.

Grooming Trends Threaten Extinction for Pubic Lice

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Due to Down-There Grooming Trends like Brazilian Bikini Waxes & Manscaping Pubic Lice are Endangered and Nearly Extinct, Impacts Ecosystem Read More The post Grooming Trends Threaten Extinction for Pubic Lice appeared first on Ecorazzi.