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2011-03-04 16:15:00

Paleobiologists at the University of California at Berkeley are studying the state of biodiversity today using the world’s mammal species as a barometer.

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2011-03-03 09:15:00

With the steep decline in populations of many animal species, scientists have warned that Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction like those that have occurred just five times during the past 540 million years.

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2009-12-19 09:19:38

If Earth is headed for a mass extinction like the previous five, in which more than 75 percent of all species were wiped out, then North American mammals are one-fifth to one-half the way there.

2009-12-17 15:39:29

Mammals may be nearly half way toward mass extinction.

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2009-04-15 09:09:17

For those who think of nature as a wild, unspoiled Eden that preserves the natural flora and fauna free from human interference, global warming has a nasty surprise in store, according to University of California, Berkeley, biologist Anthony Barnosky.


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