Global warming to push some species into extinction

...every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.It won't...climate change or Europe where the extinction rate is nearly as small. But...that forecasted heat-caused extinction rate soars to 23 percent, according...

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

...scientists. Some propose the extinctions were caused by climatic changes...shrubs. It survived." Extinctions have occurred naturally on...change as the cause of the extinction because the bird endured...who believe the Australian extinctions were caused by climate.

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Rebel, Nazi comparisons unjustified

...principle of genocide. This was most infamously applied to the Jews, but other groups also were targeted for total or partial extinction. The Confederacy was not genocidal. Its landowners held more than three-and-a-half million people as slaves, but...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene will kick off Southern Soul & Song series

...country music stardom. ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, DEC. 18: This band led by Ray Benson practically saved western swing music from extinction and preserved the legacy of swing king bandleader and fiddle player Bob Wills.It all broke open for the band when they were...

Space dust may kill some Earth animals

...process leading toward extinctions, such as the disappearance...studies that a gradual extinction began before that...major factor in either extinctions or climate change...there have been major extinctions at intervals of 100...but there was no extinction," said Kring. He...

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Sun's gamma ray burst might have triggered ancient mass extinction

...included an ice age. Before the extinction, the Earth was unusually...source of the Ordovician extinction should be regarded as only...killed in the Ordovician extinction were primitive sea creatures...was the first of five great extinctions in history. The Devonian...

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Global extinction theory supported by survey of British wildlife

...decline. "Population extinctions were recorded in all...approaching the sixth major extinction event in its history...said that some past extinctions have killed off more...the level of a major extinction." Scott Miller...

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Humor balances gloom in 'Extinction Level Event'

At the beginning of Busta Rhymes' Extinction Level Event -- The Final World Front...in a nutshell, defines the appeal of Extinction Level Event. Even though it's full...beats. As with his first two albums, Extinction Level Event is powered by lean, stutter-step...

Researchers find evidence meteorite caused extinction 250 million years ago

...percent of all life, an extinction even more severe than the...Permian-Triassic event, the greatest extinction in the planet's history...that the two largest mass extinctions in Earth history ... were...of the Permian-Triassic extinction. Analysis shows the fragments...

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Disease may have caused extinction

ATHENS, Ga. - The wave of extinction that wiped out mammoths and other...MacPhee said. Similar waves of extinction followed when the first people...New World. "These (waves of extinction) closely match the spread of humans...

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