FORA.tv (Aug. 19, 2013) Mass Extinction Looks Like a GMO Field in Iowa
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Our planet gets up to no end of apocalyptic-like tricks over time---periods when it is nearly all ice, all melting ice, all ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 21, 2012) A major Chinese, British and German study of the mass species extinction 250 million years ago claims it was caused by high temperatures.
The joint study was published Friday in Science, one of the ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 11, 2014) A new study says volcanoes provided warm areas for various species like mosses and bugs to thrive while the rest of the world was covered in glaciers.
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Reuters (Mar. 20, 2013) A landmark study has concluded that almost one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction. The more than 200 world experts involved in the study say loss of habitat is the driving force ... watch video
Reuters (Dec. 8, 2013) Faced with an alarming loss of coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists in Queensland are building a coral sperm bank to protect as many species as possible against extinction. A 2012 ... watch video
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
Nov. 22, 2013 Around 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian period, there was a mass extinction so severe that it remains the most traumatic known species die-off in Earth's history. Some ... read more
July 11, 2011 Scientists have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands. Using ship-borne sea-floor mapping technology during research cruises onboard the ... read more
Mar. 28, 2011 Most deep-sea volcanoes produce effusive lava flows rather than explosive eruptions, both because the levels of magmatic gas tend to be low, and because the volcanoes are under a lot of pressure from ... read more
Jan. 23, 2011 About 250 million years about 95 per cent of life was wiped out in the sea and 70 per cent on land. Researchers now believe they have discovered evidence to support massive volcanic eruptions burnt ... read more