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Sixth Great Extinction

Is Humanity Behind Biggest Extinction Event Since Dinosaurs?

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, May 1 (Reuters) - Around 65 million years ago, a massive asteroid or "bolide" smashed into the Yucatan P...

PHOTOS: Lost Frogs Signal 'The Sixth Great Extinction'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists around the world have come up short after an unprecedented attempt to locate 100 species of "lost" frogs, salamanders, and caecilians. Thes...

Humans Now Wiping Out Species At 1,000 Times The Natural Rate | Brian Merchant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thanks to human development and expansion, species are now going extinct exponentially faster than ever before--they're dying out at the frightening s...