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Spot the extinction?

Giraffes are in trouble, but chances are you didn’t really know that.

As a species, Giraffa camelopardalis (the second word means ‘spotted camel!’) is listed as ‘least concern’ on the… 767 more words


Wealthy diners driving pangolin to extinction

Some wild mammal species are being driven to extinction for their fur, hides, horns or tusks, but the pangolin, or scaly anteater, is being eaten out of existence by wealthy humans, the IUCN warned on Tuesday. 13 more words

The faded (Part l)

I hope you have a wonderful day
she says
even though she knows
I’m burning
doesn’t want to look
believe it isn’t happening
You too… 72 more words


Transformers Age of Extinction Generations Voyager Class Grimlock Figure

Grimlock is the ultimate wildcard. The Dinobot leader has the power to decide the fate of Earth almost singlehandedly. His ferocious strength makes him a devastating force in battle. 105 more words

“Tyger! Tyger! burning bright, In the forests of the night:”

The world celebrates International Tiger Day to raise awareness for tiger conservation. Also known as Global Tiger Day that is held each year on July 29, the aim is to promote global conscientiousness for protecting the tiger’s natural habitats and to make the public aware of the need to support conservation issues for tigers. 322 more words

Amol Deshmukh

Are We Causing the Sixth Extinction?

Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker, 2009:

Over the past half-billion years, there have been at least twenty mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth has suddenly and dramatically contracted.

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Climate & Environment