Posts in: extinction

Coming back from captivity

Coming back from captivity

An endangered bird is promised future habitat at home, but needs help sooner

By | Posted May 2, 2016

The opposite of extinction

The opposite of extinction

Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate

By | Posted January 17, 2016

Can flexibility help species avoid extinction?

Can flexibility help species avoid extinction?

Organisms keep up with a changing climate without waiting for genetic adaptation

By | Posted November 7, 2013

Serial killer or scapegoat?

Serial killer or scapegoat?

Cat advocates and conservationists debate how many dead birds is too many

By | Posted January 20, 2013

Between the flows

Between the flows

Gerta Keller’s controversial dinosaur-extinction theory

By | Posted January 22, 2012

Tasmanian tiger wrongfully hunted to extinction

Tasmanian tiger wrongfully hunted to extinction

Skull analysis reveals it hunted prey smaller than sheep

By | Posted November 15, 2011

Flying rhinos, flocking birds, and Barbie brains

Flying rhinos, flocking birds, and Barbie brains

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted November 11, 2011

Looking for Admiral

Looking for Admiral

North Atlantic right whales are in trouble, but it’s hard to know what to do about it

By | Posted June 7, 2011

Loggerhead sea turtles not yet safe from extinction risk

Loggerhead sea turtles not yet safe from extinction risk

Researchers add pathogenic fungus to risk list for already endangered turtles

By | Posted January 24, 2011

Porcupines Expose Pitfalls of Wildlife Farming

Porcupines Expose Pitfalls of Wildlife Farming

Farming of exotic animals has not solved Vietnam’s illegal wildlife trade predicament

By | Posted December 16, 2010