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Dec 19, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Michael Thurston, AFP
Scientists are facing desperate options in the fight to save northern white rhinos from extinction.
Dec 10, 2014 10:10 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The rarest and most endangered marine mammal in the world is on the brink of disappearing, new research suggests.
Dec 3, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Iconic giants face an uncertain future, their decline going almost unnoticed.
Nov 17, 2014 11:55 AM ET // AFP
The global food market is placing 'unsustainable pressure' on the species and others, a conservation body warned.
Oct 21, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestor's ability to survive the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs could have important medical applications that one day could help a manned trip to Mars.
Oct 20, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Only six of the creatures left, having been hunted by poachers in central and east Africa for their horns.
Sep 30, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
A survey of more than 3,000 vertebrate species reveals the damage caused by a near doubling of the human population.
Sep 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The meteorite that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years took a toll on evergreen trees.
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