Mass Extinction 101

December 8, 2010

Check out this video for an introduction to what mass extinction is and why it’s happening, sponsored by the Discovery Channel. For more details on the issue, visit the page ‘About Mass Extinctions.’

Species Recently Added to Red List

December 8, 2010

These species have recently been added to the IUCN Red List as endangered or threatened. Picutred below are panda bears, siberian tigers, wild bobcats, gray wolves, polar bears and mountain gorillas.                                    

You and the Environment

December 1, 2010

Every day many species go extinct, and many more are inching closer to extinction. This is happening in the forests, in the jungles, and in the oceans, so quietly that if you aren’t looking for it you may never know. You … Continued