Between 2001 to 2015, 160 million hectares of forest were lost in the tropics due to human activities, threatening primate species with extinction
Less adaptable, slow-lived species requiring specialist environmental conditions will likely fall victim of extinction
The white-throated rail is a chicken-sized bird, indigenous to Madagascar in the south-western Indian Ocean
The IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is the most comprehensive ever completed
Ecological transformation in the wake of the "Great Dying" moves scientists closer to understanding the nature of recovery
Are we killing the cure?
The event, also known as the Great Dying, occurred around 250 million years ago
New archaeological research has found that Homo erectus, an extinct species of primitive humans, went extinct in part because they were "lazy"
A study that examined the shape of hundreds of fossilized shark teeth suggests that modern shark biodiversity was triggered by the end-Cretaceous mass extinction event