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Climate change may not claim as many species as we thought
A new estimate has some good news, but some regions could still be hard hit.
These newly discovered iridescent bees are already at risk of extinction
Scientist found nine new bee species in Fiji, but their unique habitat puts their population at risk.
We’ve lost almost 3 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada since 1970
Scientists say it’s time to act to protect avian species
The iconic Joshua Tree is in trouble
Trees that have survived for millennia could perish by century’s end.
Island trees can’t run from climate change
“If these species are left to fend for themselves, climate change will eventually drive them extinct.”
A warming climate spelled doom for giant ice-age beavers
The now-extinct giant beaver once lived from Florida to Alaska.
Scientists thought they lost the world’s largest bee, but it was hiding in plain sight
This time, they GIFed it.
“Survival of the laziest” may help some species avoid extinction
Scientists are still working out why some species are more likely to die out than others.
Contagious cancer is killing off Tasmanian devils, but there might finally be hope
This could save the species from extinction.
One Australian island has a bold plan to annihilate all its rats
Native species could resurge once the rodents are gone.