The prospect of 1000 feet wide asteroid colliding with earth is not a pretty picture with the aftermath that will ensue. Scientists discovered the formation of asteroids that will possibly hit earth and hopes scientists will give attention to this impending danger.
Manatees which is also known as sea cows has promoted to threatened species from endangered status. for the first time in 1966, manatees are considered as endangered under the protection act, but since 1980 a remarkable change in their number observed.
Millions of dollars of environmental funds have been spent just to save the world's smallest porpoise. Their main instruction is to impose a strict ban on gillnet fishing in the area that would also compensate local fishermen.
Woolly Mammoth that became extinct 4,000 years ago, now have the chances to get back into the life. Harvard University Scientists announced that within two years they will be able to create a functioning embryo of the mammoth.
In central Kazakhstan entire herds of saiga antelope lay dead-more than 120,000, or nearly half of the species worldwide. These animals died off within two or three weeks, a shocking pace. This is an unprecedented mass mortality events for saiga antelopes relative to the total population size, and the last case in 2010 saw only 12,000 dead saiga.
May 15th marked the 10th anniversary of Endangered Species Day, which kicked off awareness events across the country. More than 200 zoos participated by restricting access to some of their endangered species, with the aim of giving visitors a glimpse of a world where such animals no longer existence.
As if submersion of coastal communities by rising sea levels weren’t bad enough, scientists have recently added another frightening repercussion to climate change: the loss of species. Scientists are still quibbling over the number of species that may perish with rising temperatures, some claiming zero while others predicting a whopping 54%. In an effort to refine the predictions, Marc Urban, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Connecticut, has crunched the numbers, and although his results don’t spell the end for over half the world’s species, the numbers are still frightening.
Sudan may appear as if he is just like any other Northern White Rhino, but in fact he is much more than that. Sudan is the last living male Northern White Rhino on the planet and conservationists need his help preventing his species from passing into oblivion. Because of his importance, he is kept under constant watch by armed guards that are there for his protection from poachers.