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

… believes Mars lost its once thick atmosphere, and consequently, its ability to sustain life. Jakoksy warned that once the Earth’s magnetic fields switch, the planet will somewhat lose its protection against the Sun’s dangerous radiation. “When the polar shift happens the Earth will have no magnetic field for about 200 years,” he explained. The researcher added that the Earth will be more vulnerable to solar flares, which cause interruptions to communication devices and …

California Proposes Largest Wildlife Overpass Over Los Angeles 101 Freeway For Animals

… in their natural habitat. Probably the latest example of this is when President Barack Obama pursued wilderness protection for Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Unfortunately, we are one of the major causes for the extinction of animal species, too. Though it is common to link such to topics like cultural views and sport hunting, sometimes contributing to a species’ extinction may be by accident. This is the case for people killing animals with their vehicles that are crossing roads …

Oil and gas officials scramble after feds weigh new species protections | Fox News

… Collette Adkins, a lawyer and biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. “Without Endangered Species Act protection, we’re likely to lose these rare turtles, toads and salamanders forever.” In its own statement, the USFWS said, “The findings do not mean that the Service has decided to grant federal protections to these species. Rather, the findings trigger a more thorough review of all the biological information available for the …

Study Says Amazon Biodiversity Faces New Adversary: Hydroelectric Dams : SCIENCE : Tech Times

… using high-quality satellite images of plants in the islands. The findings of the study published in PLOS ONE show that there is an indication of massive loss of animals on the islands after 26 years of isolation, even in the midst of extreme protection measures employed by the biggest biological reserve in Brazil. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Study Says Amazon Biodiversity Faces New Adversary: Hydroelectric Dams : SCIENCE : Tech Times …

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