Showing posts with label diversification of species. Show all posts
Showing posts with label diversification of species. Show all posts

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Half of wildlife could disappear from key biodiverse regions due to climate change: report

Half of wildlife could disappear
About half of wildlife and 60 percent of plants in 35 of the world's most exceptional ecosystems and habitats are at risk of extinction due to climate change, said a report based on a study.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Congo Basin under deforestation threat

The Congo Basin in Africa, the world's second-largest tropical forest, is facing a growing threat of deforestation carried out to clear the way for palm oil plantations.

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Chinese reseacher reveals cause for sudden diversification of species

Palaeontologists around the world have been searching for centuries for the answer to what caused the sudden diversification of species on earth at the beginning of the Cambrian Period. The search recently came to a close when a German-based Chinese researcher, Lin Na, found the reason has to do with niche formation and tectonic plate movements.

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