Mammals Can’t Evolve Fast Enough to Outrun Human-Caused Mass Extinction
Thanks to humans, arguably the worst species on the planet, we’re currently in the middle of a mass extinction event that threatens much of Earth’s biodiversity.
Mathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100
If we put another 310 gigatons of carbon into the ocean by 2100, which we’re well on track to do, we enter “unknown territory.”
35 Percent of the World’s ‘National Animals’ Are Threatened With Extinction
The US bald eagle is doing fine. The Central American tapir of Belize? Not so much.
Radiation From Ancient Supernovae May Have Given Evolution an Astrophysical Push
High-energy cosmic rays mean an increase in cellular mutations, for good and bad.
Watch Two Years of Asteroid Observations in 20 Seconds
The quest to root out all the stray space rocks near Earth is simultaneously comforting and unnerving.
Two Strategies for Surviving the Coming Mass Extinction
We’re all gonna die, but here’s how to die less soon.
This ‘Fierce Lizard’ Fossil Is a Missing Link Between Dinos and Their Ancestors
Scientists discover a 250-million-year-old fossil in southern Brazil
All of the Reasons Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living in the Anthropocene
24 scientists from top universities around the world say they have hard evidence that humans have irrevocably altered Earth’s geology.
'The Great Dying' May Not Have Been So Great
New findings suggest that the formerly agreed-upon rates of terrestrial extinctions may be inaccurate.
The Near-Term Extinction Movement Is Embracing the End Times
Meet the movement that's preaching peace and compassion in the face of inevitable apocalypse.
Aaron Miguel Cantú
We Are 100%, For Sure, in the Middle of a Major Extinction Event
Even a new study with very conservative estimations show animals are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Earth Has 52 Percent Fewer Wild Animals Today Than in 1970: Report
Surprise, surprise: Habitat degradation and exploitation are the biggest animal killers.