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# extinction - This year 2022

€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland
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€17 million needed to save Ireland’s most threatened birds says BirdWatch Ireland

May 23rd 2022, 7:00 PM 17,691 Views 60 Comments

The organisation says that several ground nesting birds are at risk of extinction without funding for conservation schemes.

# extinction - Last year 2021

Fish brought back from extinction with help from UK zoo
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Fish brought back from extinction with help from UK zoo

Dec 29th 2021, 2:14 PM 28,968 Views 15 Comments

More than 1,500 tequila fish have now been returned to the Teuchitlan River, south-west Mexico.

Komodo dragon and two in five shark species in danger of becoming extinct
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# Red List

Komodo dragon and two in five shark species in danger of becoming extinct

Sep 4th 2021, 3:45 PM 16,886 Views 15 Comments

About 28% of the 138,000 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature are now at risk of vanishing.

# extinction - All time

Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years
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Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:28 PM 16,324 Views 32 Comments

Insects are disappearing at a rate of just under 1% a year with much variation from place to place.

Extinction Rebellion activist arrested following 'bloody' protest outside Dublin's Clayton hotel
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Extinction Rebellion activist arrested following 'bloody' protest outside Dublin's Clayton hotel

Oct 30th 2019, 4:50 PM 33,010 Views 83 Comments

An Garda Síochána said it responded to a “theft incident” at a hotel in the Dublin at approximately 1.30pm.

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

Jun 11th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,908 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 12th 2019, 12:00 PM 9,522 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2019, 11:57 AM 19,903 Views 108 Comments

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

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

May 6th 2019, 12:54 PM 25,058 Views 57 Comments

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

Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
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Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Mar 20th 2018, 9:04 AM 18,606 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,848 Views 5 Comments

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

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland
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New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

Feb 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,522 Views 14 Comments

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.

Cheetahs are heading towards extinction thanks to human impact
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# Lesser Spotted Animal

Cheetahs are heading towards extinction thanks to human impact

Dec 27th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,953 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Dec 8th 2016, 7:37 AM 9,458 Views 18 Comments

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

New study finds last woolly mammoths died of thirst
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New study finds last woolly mammoths died of thirst

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:45 PM 14,488 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2016, 12:30 PM 24,085 Views 40 Comments

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

This scientist would happily kick a panda to death... but only to save another species
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This scientist would happily kick a panda to death... but only to save another species

Nov 12th 2015, 5:45 PM 16,067 Views 18 Comments

Poor pandas.

'We'll depopulate - and very, very quickly the island will be gone'
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# A Way Of Life Gone

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

Jul 18th 2015, 7:30 AM 23,381 Views 29 Comments

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.

Bad news: the human race is at risk of extinction
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# So Long World

Bad news: the human race is at risk of extinction

Jun 20th 2015, 1:32 PM 40,047 Views 82 Comments

Which is less than ideal.

Gingers could go extinct due to warming temperatures
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# Red Alert

Gingers could go extinct due to warming temperatures

Jul 8th 2014, 8:35 AM 8,983 Views 15 Comments

Who are the Viking tour going to shout at now?

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

Jun 17th 2014, 1:55 PM 8,897 Views 8 Comments

“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'
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# Morto

CNN newsreader says humans 'hunted dildo into extinction'

Jul 24th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,045 Views 2 Comments

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

Scientists want to bring 22 animals back from extinction
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# Hello Again

Scientists want to bring 22 animals back from extinction

Mar 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 503,958 Views 167 Comments

No, seriously.

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink
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# At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

Mar 18th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,453 Views 44 Comments

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

10 animals that were hunted to extinction
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10 animals that were hunted to extinction

Feb 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 26,362 Views 93 Comments

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
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# I'll Bee Back

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

May 29th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,037 Views 12 Comments

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

Native Irish mammals in danger of extinction - study
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Native Irish mammals in danger of extinction - study

Feb 21st 2012, 11:21 AM 14,797 Views 27 Comments

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

Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’
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Extinction of ocean life is ‘speeding up’

Jun 21st 2011, 8:21 PM 928 Views 8 Comments

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