Ill Orca J50 Declared Dead: “We Are Witnessing a Slow-Motion Extinction”

A sick killer whale calf spotted by scientists who have been struggling to treat since August has now died. The head of the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island in... Read more »

8 Species of Birds Are On the Brink of Extinction In Just a Decade

Remember the 2011 animation film, Rio? The main character was Blu, a Spix’s Macaw that was raised in captivity gets to Brazil and has to mate with the last wild member of... Read more »

Survival of the ‘Sluggish’: Slow Metabolism Linked to Lower Risk of Extinction

If you’re among those that are not pulling their weight, it’s time to rejoice. Well, it has nothing to do with humanity, but somehow other species pulled it through and postponed their... Read more »

How Did Birds Survive the Asteroid That Killed All Dinosaurs 66 Million Years Ago?

The Cretaceous period was coming to an end almost 66 million years ago when an asteroid as huge as Mount Everest crashed into the Earth. Landing in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, it... Read more »

50% of the Great Barrier Reef is Dead Since 2016. What Happens When All Coral Reefs Die Off?

A new study published in the journal Nature shows that a third of the 3,863 reefs in the Great Barrier Reef has died off after a heat wave in 2016. One year... Read more »

Our Ancient Ancestors Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction, New Study Says

How did Earth lose its huge mammals, you’d ask yourself? A new study has answered to this mystery, and it seems that we’re to blame. Well, it wasn’t us who did it,... Read more »