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#extinction

From TheJournal.ie Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds Nature

Over 500 plant species became extinct in the past 250 years, new study finds

A new study has found that plant extinction is occurring up to 500 times faster than ‘natural’ rates.

From TheJournal.ie 'We should not let them go extinct': A conservation officer at the Botanic Gardens on how we can help save the planet Biodiversity This post contains videos

'We should not let them go extinct': A conservation officer at the Botanic Gardens on how we can help save the planet

Following a UN report and Ireland’s declaration of a climate emergency, why is biodiversity crucial to the survival of our planet?

From TheJournal.ie What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean? Emergency

What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said this move will put pressure on the government to be more ambitious with its policies.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're in trouble': Landmark UN report details unprecedented decline in nature Extinction

'We're in trouble': Landmark UN report details unprecedented decline in nature

Over one million animal and plant species are now at risk of extinction.

From TheJournal.ie Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya Extinction

Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Scientists have gathered his genetic material and are working on techniques to preserve the subspecies.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction 99 Problems

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

From TheJournal.ie New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland Indigenous Species

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

The bird used to be widespread in Ireland but is now only found along the north coast of Donegal and in the west of Mayo and Connemara.

From TheJournal.ie Cheetahs are heading towards extinction thanks to human impact Lesser Spotted Animal

Cheetahs are heading towards extinction thanks to human impact

Cheetah numbers in Zimbabwe have plunged by more than 85% in 16 years.

From TheJournal.ie Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops Extinction

Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops

The species population has dropped around 40% in the past 30 years.

From TheJournal.ie New study finds last woolly mammoths died of thirst Extinction

New study finds last woolly mammoths died of thirst

Mammoths lived on Alaska’s St Paul Island in the Bering Sea until about 5,600 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Sharks in South Africa that regularly maul people are now facing extinction Rapid Decline

Sharks in South Africa that regularly maul people are now facing extinction

Shark nets, ocean pollution and baited hooks are being blamed for the dwindling numbers.

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll depopulate - and very, very quickly the island will be gone' A Way Of Life Gone

'We'll depopulate - and very, very quickly the island will be gone'

The people of Inis Meáin are campaigning hard to get a second teacher for their primary school – but so far their protests are falling on deaf ears.

From TheJournal.ie Bad news: the human race is at risk of extinction So Long World

Bad news: the human race is at risk of extinction

Which is less than ideal.

Gingers could go extinct due to warming temperatures

Who are the Viking tour going to shout at now?

From TheJournal.ie Despite what you may have heard, great white sharks are NOT at risk of extinction Jaws

Despite what you may have heard, great white sharks are NOT at risk of extinction

“If something is wrong with the largest, most powerful group in the sea, then something is wrong with the sea, so it’s a relief to find they’re in good shape.”

CNN newsreader says humans 'hunted dildo into extinction' Morto This post contains videos

CNN newsreader says humans 'hunted dildo into extinction'

The poor thing didn’t stand a chance. *sniff*

From TheJournal.ie Scientists want to bring 22 animals back from extinction Hello Again This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.

From TheJournal.ie 10 animals that were hunted to extinction Long Gone

10 animals that were hunted to extinction

It has emerged that the Tasmanian tiger – the last of which died in 1936 – was wiped out by human actions rather than an unknown disease.

UK has a 'plan bee' to re-introduce extinct species

Bees from Sweden to be released into British countryside as Irish centre warns that some Irish bee species under threat…

From TheJournal.ie Native Irish mammals in danger of extinction - study Extinction

Native Irish mammals in danger of extinction - study

The Irish hare, red squirrel and red deer are all in danger of being wiped out by invasive foreign species, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’ Extinction

Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’

Different environmental factors are combining to accelerate the process of extinction in the oceans.