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Why do species become extinct?

We are in the middle of the 6th Extinction…

Mass extinction is a very rare event. The most well-known extinction is when the dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the earth, but prior to that there were other extinctions. In fact, before humans arrived on the planet, 99.9% of all species that have

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Impact of ecosystem destruction

Everything relies on everything else…

An ecosystem is a community of plants, animals and other living organisms that share the benefits of a particular space or environment such as air, food, water and soil. It’s no different from our human community where every citizen of a city relies on its own

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Causes of extinction of species

The 6th Mass Extinction is Here

When we talk about extinctions, we need to understand that it’s not just about the disappearance of a single specie but also the effects of its disappearance to the environment that it interacts with. It’s a broad topic. Concerned groups and governments are trying to

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Why are coral reefs in danger?

60% can disappear in the next 30 years…

To date, we still have around 74% of our coral reefs left. The continuously growing human population and global warming is threatening our coral reefs – where 25% of marine animals live and where 90% of them rely on for one reason or another. The whole marine

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Animals that are becoming extinct

Going… Going… Gone

Here’s a list of other animals that are becoming extinct. We didn’t include the Panda which has hugged the spotlight for years.

  • Polar Bears – are losing their environment. Global warming has caused changes in the Arctic landscape where the polar bears live. There are now only
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Facts on overfishing

There’s plenty of fish in the sea

This is a favorite expression which means that there’s an abundance of supply. But the truth is different now. If we don’t do something about it, by 2048, there will be no more seafood in our oceans. That’s a very grim prediction… and it’s not very far away.

Why is

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Threats on coral reefs

Can you imagine a world without Coral Reefs?

Corals may look like big chunks of rock but they are actually living organisms. The coral reefs that you see in the oceans are all composed of living things –and this ecosystem is being threatened like never before. To date, 27% of coral reefs have been

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