Residents on main island of Venice fear ‘extinction’

Residents on main island of Venice fear 'extinction'

Residents in central Venice fear “extinction” as the population drops below 50,000. 20 years ago, the main island of Venice, the center of the city’s historical and cultural monuments, was home to 64,000 people but the population dwindled to 58,200 …

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Birds are in danger of extinction because of… wrong love

Birds are in danger of extinction because of... wrong love

A purebred black-eared starling from Victoria – Photo: Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board Black-eared starling mainly inhabits some green areas of South Australia and Victoria (Australia), often sought after by bird-of-prey enthusiasts. Their distinctive facial features make them look like …

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Freeze endangered species

Freeze endangered species

Geneticist Oliver Ryder works at Frozen Zoo – Photo: CNN In 1972, researcher Kurt Benirschke, working at the University of California San Diego (USA), began collecting skin samples of rare and endangered animals. Then, he moved the Frozen Zoo collection …

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How will the 6th mass extinction on Earth take place?

How will the 6th mass extinction on Earth take place?

Unlike before, the 6th mass extinction or pre-epochal mass extinction is being accelerated by humans, habitat destruction, pollution, and agricultural and industrial activities. Humanity is facing the 6th great extinction. Photo: Getty. During previous mass extinctions, at least three-quarters of …

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