by Natasha Geiling Jul 24, 2015
A series of warming events some 50,000 years ago could have led to the extinction of megafauna like mammoths and giant sloths, a new study finds.
by Samantha Page Jun 22, 2015
Mass extinctions used to be caused by natural disasters, but a new report shows people are wiping out the earth's animals faster than ever before.
by Joe Romm Jun 1, 2015
Anthropologist Richard Leakey warned in 1995, "Unrestrained, Homo sapiens might not only be the agent of the sixth extinction, but also risks being one of its victims."
by Ari Phillips Jan 21, 2014
The Japanese are killing dolphins again. Meanwhile countless other species suffer due to human impacts such as pollution and climate change. By 2100 up to half of all living species could be extinct.