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“extinction”

Aug 15, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Thanks to humans, sharks are disappearing from our waters at an alarming rate. Is there any way to reverse things for these fierce, fascinating creatures of the deep?
Aug 6, 2014 01:09 PM ET
Some scientists are arguing that humans today are wiping out animal species at a rate that matches up with past mass die-offs. Is the end nigh? Laci Green has the details.
Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
Jul 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The scaly anteaters could be eaten out of existence if illegal hunting and poaching continue.
Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
Jul 9, 2014 11:20 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A computer graphics program brings an extinct predator back to virtual life.
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
Jun 16, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The ocean is acidifying 10 times more rapidly than during a major period of global warming. Continue reading →
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