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Climate Crisis: One-Third of All Plant and Animal Species Could be Extinct in 50 Years, Study Suggests

In just 50 years’ time, a third of all plant and animal species on our planet could be wiped out due to man-made climate change, US scientists have warned. The damning new study of humanity’s impact on ecosystems around the world … Continue reading

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Disappearing Snakes and the Biodiversity Crisis

The loss of any species is devastating. However, the decline or extinction of one species can trigger an avalanche within an ecosystem, wiping out many species in the process. When biodiversity losses cause cascading effects within a region, they can … Continue reading

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Pope Francis offered $1m charity donation to go vegan for Lent

Environmental campaigners have issued a challenge to Pope Francis: go vegan for Lent and receive $1m for the charity of his choice. The purpose of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign, led by 12-year-old Genesis Butler, is to encourage people to eat … Continue reading

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Decline of Species That Pollinate Poses a Threat to Global Food Supply, Report Warns

The birds and the bees need help. Also, the butterflies, moths, wasps, beetles and bats. Without an international effort, a new report warns, increasing numbers of species that promote the growth of hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of food … Continue reading

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