Wildlife Extinction: Critical and Manmade

The Passenger Pigeon clearly represents a developing theme of earth's extinction: critical and manmade.

Introduction: Scientists are of a consensus opinion that wildlife extinction: critical and manmade is reaching a dangerous level.  This article presents a summary of four extinct species that have recently disappeared from earth and the contributing causes of their demise.  Subsequently, the current rate of extinction is compared to the background rate to determine if … Read moreWildlife Extinction: Critical and Manmade

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Florida’s Invasive Invasion

The invasive House Gecko

Introduction: “Florida’s Invasive Invasion” is a perfect example of the second leading cause of what many scientists describe as the sixth mass extinction.  According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the current rate of extinction is 1,000 times greater than the long-term historical pace.  Additionally, the same organization suggests that we could lose 30 – … Read moreFlorida’s Invasive Invasion

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