Rappler's latest stories on extinction
At least 15 climate activists, who slammed the French government's bailing out of the aviation industry, are arrested for 'forbidden entry' and 'damage'
'This degradation of nature is unprecedented in the history of mankind,' says IPBES executive secretary Anne Larigauderie
Extinction Rebellion is demanding governments drastically cut the carbon emissions scientists have shown cause devastating climate change
Thousands are expected to join other events this week in Australia, including a bee die-off enactment, a nude parade, and a funeral procession for the planet
Non-violent protests are chiefly planned by XR from Monday in Europe, North America, Australia, but events are also set to take place in India, Buenos Aires, Cape Town and Wellington
Eggs are harvested from Najin, 30, and daughter Fatu, 19, the last two northern white rhinos left on the planet
Hello human marauder. The nature you knew, the one who served you and your ancestors, is now down to her endlings.
A draft document of a UN report depicts a planet suffering due to overconsumption and pollution
The protests are organized by the campaign group Extinction Rebellion, which was established last year in Britain by academics and has become one of the world's fastest-growing environmental movements
Seventeen of 58 species evaluated are classified as facing extinction, says the Shark Specialist Group of the International Union for the Conservation
Researchers are tracking their behavior in a bid to improve captive breeding of the critically endangered northern hairy-nosed wombat – one of the world's rarest species
'This alarming trend endangers economies, livelihoods, food security and the quality of life of people everywhere,' says an intergovernmental science policy body
To save the nearly extinct gharials or fish eating crocodiles conservationists bring together a male and a female hoping they will mate
So far we humans have done such a sweeping job of causing other species to vanish
More than 30 of animals with a backbone – fish birds amphibians reptiles and mammals – are declining in both range and population
A new study estimates that just 7 100 cheetahs remain in the wild occupying just 9 of the territory they once lived in
It is illegal to hunt birds in the wild in Indonesia and sell them as pets but critics say the law is often flouted and major bird markets in cities still operate freely
This is a very valuable lesson that shows saving a rhino can be very difficult and needs the support of experts
Humans are likely to be among the species lost says a study published in the journal Science Advances
On World Environment Day meet 10 animals your grandkids will likely never set eyes on if humanity does nothing to curb climate change
Extinction? It’s a natural phenomenon – but today s extinction rates are anything but natural How can we stop the spiral of extinction?
Human activity is to blame based on a review by an international team of scientists
Transformers: Age of Extinction lands in second place
Anything special? Reviewer Zig Marasigan says you can expect more of the same
Experts predict that at the current rate human development will have impacted 90 of the apes habitat in Africa and 99 in Asia by 2030
Police sped to the scene and arrested a 35 year old male while 3 others are being sought for blackmail
Attacker wields air conditioner in bizarre scuffle that Michael Bay likens to zombie attack from Brad Pitt movie
Forever Wild re uploads popular YouTube videos and inserts facts about rhino poaching
A team of scientists is eyeing something of reverse natural selection: bringing back to life animals technically considered to have died out
Some experts believe that by harnessing DNA the first extinct species could be revived within years But should we?
A surfer was bitten in half on July 14 the fifth death this year on Australia s west coast