Disappearance of species at the end of the ice age 12,000 years ago, caused by humans

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

The proportion of large mammal species that died out was closely related to the global expansion of humans.

Study: Species disappearing far faster than before

Posted in Science on 30th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene.

Is conserving biodiversity the key to good mental health?

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Our ability to experience nature could have the capacity to improve our well-being and consequently mental health.

91 new species described by California Academy Of Sciences in 2013

Posted in Science on 23rd Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

The new species, include 38 different ants, 12 fishes, 14 plants, eight beetles, two spiders, one reptile, and one amphibian.

Butterflies show origin of species as an evolutionary process

Posted in Science on 2nd Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

The evolution of new species might not be as hard as it seems, even when diverging populations remain in contact and continue to produce offspring.