A symbiotic relationship that has existed since the time of the dinosaurs is at risk of ending, as habitat loss and environmental change mean that a species of Australian crayfish and the tiny worms that depend on them are both at serious risk of extinction.
The asteroid that slammed into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed off the dinosaurs probably rang the Earth like a bell, triggering volcanic eruptions around the globe, according to a multi-disciplinary team of scientists.
Scientists highlight the resurrection of extinct animals as both a strong possibility and a major potential conservation issue23 Dec 2013
Scientists from across the world have “scanned the horizon” in order to identify potentially significant medium and long-term threats to conservation efforts.
Research provides new insights about what caused the extinction of many of the world’s big animals over the last 100,000 years.