June 10, 2013
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Self-fertilizing plants contribute to their own demise

Many plants are self-fertilizing, meaning they act as both mother and father to their own seeds. This strategy — known as selfing — guarantees reproduction but, over time, leads to reduced diversity and the accumulation of harmful mutations. A new st… Continue reading

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May 6, 2013
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Climate change, not human activity, led to megafauna extinction

Most species of gigantic animals that once roamed Australia had disappeared by the time people arrived, a major review of the available evidence has concluded. The research challenges the claim that humans were primarily responsible for the demise of t… Continue reading

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April 4, 2013
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A comet, not an asteroid, may have killed the dinosaurs, experts propose

In a geological moment about 66 million years ago, something killed off almost all the dinosaurs and some 70 percent of all other species living on Earth. Only those dinosaurs related to birds appear to have survived. Most scientists agree that the cul… Continue reading

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March 27, 2013
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Smuggler caught with more than 10 percent of an entire species

The arrest of a wildlife smuggler in Thailand proves just how easily a handful of criminals could bring about the demise of an endangered species. Continue reading

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March 15, 2013
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Suicidal bacteria: Unicellular organisms occasionally poison themselves with a toxin

The cyanobacterium Synechocystis produces toxins that often lead to its own demise. Biologists have now determined the logic governing this mechanism.. Continue reading

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January 31, 2013
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Disease not a factor in Tasmanian Tiger extinction; Humans to blame for demise of extinct Australian predator

Humans alone were responsible for the demise of Australia’s iconic extinct native predator, the Tasmanian Tiger or thylacine, a new study has concluded. Continue reading

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August 15, 2011
by Radha Adhar
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Are Millennial Voices the Answer to the Climate Fight?

Radha Adhar, Program Assistant, Washington, DC I was born in 1986. Which makes me a member of the millennial generation.
I want be a source of information for youth who don’t know about climate change but want to learn. I want to help give a voic… Continue reading

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