Tag Archives: extinction

How Rogue One Will Influence the Final Season of Star Wars Rebels

Another crazy cameo is confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Peyton Reed discusses Scott and Hope’s relationship in Ant-Man & The Wasp. Plus, intriguing Fantastic Beasts 2 casting, creepy new footage of Alien: Covenant, and new looks at Transformers: The Last Knight and Spider-Man: Homecoming. To me, my…

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More Dire Rumors About the Future of the Terminator Franchise

Screenwriters Rhett Rheese and Paul Wernick talk Deadpool 2, Zombieland 2, and everything but their new movie Life. Bad Robot’s supernatural World War II movie finds some stars. Stephen Amell teases a return to the island on Arrow. Plus, a new clip from Ghost in the Shell, and new images from Walking Dead. Behold,…

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Inhumans Set Pictures Give Us Our First Look at Black Bolt and Lockjaw

Valiant’s Bloodshot movie finds its director. There’s a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show on the horizon. Scarlett Johansson wakes up not once, but twice, in new Ghost in the Shell footage. Plus, a new Beauty and the Beast clip, Thrawn attacks in the Rebels season finale, and new pictures from Sense8. Spoilers are…

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Some Good News About the Worst Mass Extinction in Earth’s History

If the fact that the Earth is careening toward a sixth mass extinction event makes you uncomfortable, good news: it turns out, the biosphere may have rebounded “quickly” after the worst mass extinction in history. That, at least, is the implication of one remarkable fossil assemblage formed less than 2 million years…

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Cheetahs Race Toward Extinction With Global Population Crash

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Cheetahs, the fastest animal in the world, are on the brink of extinction according a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. There are only 7,100 cheetahs globally, and their population has declined rapidly since the late 90s. For example, in 1999 there were 1,200 cheetahs in Zimbabwe. Fast forward 16 years, and only 170 cheetahs are left there.

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Evolution Can’t Keep Up to the Blistering Pace of Climate Change

As Charles Darwin showed nearly 150 years ago, species can adapt to changing environmental conditions through the trial-and-error process of natural selection. A discouraging new study shows that climate change is happening too fast for evolution to keep up, placing countless plant and animal species at risk.

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