Hayley Monhollen

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Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …

Endangered Florida butterflies to get federal protection | Reuters

ORLANDO (Reuters) - Two species of butterflies that live in South Florida will be listed as endangered under federal law, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday.<p>A butterfly species known as Florida Leafwing is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the United States Fish and …

Associated Press News

Mexico urged to act and save world's smallest porpoise – the little sea cow

The world's smallest porpoise faces imminent extinction unless the Mexican government eliminates gill-net fishing in its only habitat, the upper Sea of Cortez, scientists have warned.<p>Recent studies conducted using underwater acoustic technology show that since 2012 the population of the vaquita …

Australia Great Barrier Reef outlook 'poor and deteriorating'

<b>The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor despite conservation efforts, with further deterioration expected in coming years, a report says.</b><p>The bleak forecast came in a five-yearly report released by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.<p>Climate change remained the biggest threat …

Fabulous Frogs | The World's Most Endangered Frogs | Nature | PBS

Frogs and other amphibians are under pressure. Nearly one-third of the world’s amphibians are threatened or extinct, according to a report from the …

Feds Say Utah Wildflowers Nearly Extinct, but Not Endangered

PHOTO: The federal government has decided not to pursue Endangered Species Act protection for the nearly extinct wildflowers, the Graham�s and White …

Giant Amazon fish becoming extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others

An international team of scientists compared mainstream bioeconomic theory with the lesser-known “fishing-down” theory, to discover that a large, …

Dahr Jamail | NASA Scientist Warns of Three to Four-Meter Sea Level Rise by 2200

Robert Bindschadler, NASA emeritus scientist. (Photo: Robert Bindschadler)It is common knowledge in the climate change scientific community that …

Six charts to show that the Great Barrier Reef is in deep trouble

The future of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral structure and an unmatched biodiversity haven, looks grim. That’s the conclusion of an Australian government report, which finds that the reef’s outlook is “poor, has worsened since 2009 and is expected to further …

Global Warming

Mass Extinctions

Science & InnovationReference<p>More than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. Learn what may cause animal die-offs.<p>More than 90 percent of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are extinct. As new species evolve to fit ever changing ecological niches, older …

Extinction

The silence of the larks: Britain’s mysterious disappearing birds

Britain’s avian population is the most watched in the world – but new studies show nature in retreat.<p>If you go down to the woods today, you may not …

Shark Facts vs. Shark Myths

Let’s face it—sharks have a bad rap. Thanks to sensationalized stories and stereotyping, sharks have become feared rather than revered. They’re …

World Wildlife Fund

Huge asteroid set to wipe out life on Earth - in 2880

Kilometre-wide asteroid 1950 DA has a one-in-300 chance on 16 March, 2880, US scientists say<p>A huge asteroid spinning at an "impossible" rate is hurtling toward Earth, on track to wipe out human life - but not until 16 March, 2880.<p>Asteroid 1950 DA has a one-in-300 chance of hitting the globe on the …