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Earth’s magnetic fields headed towards switch: Rare event believed to have caused extinction of Neanderthal species

By Andre Mitchell | November 8, 2015 Do not be surprised if one day, compasses will point to the south by default instead of the north. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) confirmed that the Earth’s magnetic fields are headed towards a complete reversal—a rare event believed to have once caused the wiping out of the Neanderthal species. Principal investigator Bruce Jakosky from the University of Colorado made this announcement recently while discussing how NASA …

World’s most endangered big cat may be on the rebound 

By Emily J. Gertz, TakePart | September 1, 2015 The number of Amur leopards has more than doubled since hitting a low in 2007, researchers in Russia and China say. An extremely rare spotted cat could be stepping back from the brink of extinction. The Amur leopard appears to have doubled its wild population in the past several years from fewer than 40 adults in 2007 to 80 or more in 2014 and repopulated some of its historic range in China, according to a joint announcement by Russian and …

With a Snapshot Researchers Reveal That Bouvier’s Red Colobus Monkeys Survived Extinction : ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE : Science Times

By Ryan Wallace | April 20, 2015 With the death of three endangered sperm whales last week, the news this week surrounding conservation efforts has been rather bleak. But with the snap of a flash and a near-perfect picture moment, researchers in the Congo’s newest national park are turning the tide. And the announcement of a long-lost species comes with even better news-it appears that there’s a baby on-board too for the field researchers’ record-breaking findings. Believed to …

Mexican Wolves Finally Get Endangered Species Status | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

… cattle ranches. Others have been shot and killed. But this week the FWS made an unexpected announcement: The “experimental” phase of the wolves’ release will come to a close, and they won’t be lumped in with the main gray wolf species. Instead, the animals will receive their own classification of “endangered,” which will afford them not just greater protections but ensure that the Mexican wolves living in the wild actually stay there. via Mexican Wolves Finally Get Endangered Species …

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