Oxygen-depleted oceans had key role in mass extinction

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Changes in the chemical balance of the ocean were crucial in the end-Triassic extinction, during which half of all plant, animal and marine life on Earth perished.

Could dark matter cause some mass extinctions?

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

In Earths path through our Galaxy, dark matter may perturb comets and lead to heating in the Earths core, both of which could be connected with mass extinctions.

Yosemite reports rare red fox sightings

Posted in Featured, Science on 29th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first sightings of a Sierra Nevada red fox in nearly 100 years: One of the rarest animals in North America, with a population of only about 50 animals.

Oceans facing wildlife Armageddon:

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

'We are falling off a mass extinction cliff, but we're not there yet'

Earth faces sixth great extinction

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

41% of all amphibians on the planet now face extinction while 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds are similarly threatened.