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Extinction Countdown

Cost to Prevent All Future Extinctions: $11 per Person?

forest owlet

A global effort to prevent all future species extinctions would cost about $80 billion a year, or $11.42 annually from every person on the planet, according to a study published last week in Science. The study, released in conjunction with eleventh meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) currently underway in Hyderabad, India, is [...]

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Extinction Countdown

New species galore in discoveries around the world

Kinyongia magomberae

I usually write about species that we’re about to see for the last time, but the past few weeks have brought news of literally hundreds of newly discovered species. Some of these may not be around for long, though, so here are some introductions while they can still be made: •    The ongoing Census of [...]

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