World Food Supplies Threatened by Sixth Mass Extinction

About 75 percent of the world's food comes from 12 crops and five animal species — and that's a problem.

September 27, 2017

Scientists Sequence a Whole Genome to Identify a Plant Species Within Hours

New opportunities are now available with portable, real-time DNA sequencing.

August 28, 2017

$4.4 Million Is Being Spent to Protect the Global Seed Vault From Global Warming

But will that be enough to keep the “doomsday vault” safe?

June 27, 2017

There’s More to De-Extinction Than Just Making Jurassic Park a Reality

The potential of modern biotechnology could do a lot more than bring back extinct species—it could be the answer to the world’s dwindling biodiversity.

June 13, 2017

The Cost of Resurrecting Extinct Species Could be Devastating

You’ve seen “Jurassic Park,” right?

March 24, 2017

The War For Endangered Species Has Begun

The battle is on for life on Earth, and this is only the beginning.

February 1, 2017

Researchers Discovered 163 New Species in Just One Region, and Many Face Extinction

This biodiverse wildlife goldmine might not survive for long.

December 21, 2016

Scientists Discover A Host of New Animal Species

There's still a world to explore out there.

December 16, 2016
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