Not only humans but animals, too, need to cope with the changing environment. Climate change and species extinction go hand in hand. Thousands of species are forced to either adapt - or migrate, to look for better living conditions.
The world's biggest exporter of coal is engulfed in flames and Aussies are taking to the streets demanding action. Could this summer be the turning point for a notorious climate offender?
More than half of the trees that grow only in Europe risk extinction, an international conservation group says. The IUCN said the horse chestnut and the mountain ash were among those in danger.
Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years. But mining companies are increasingly coming into conflict with indigenous communities who are worried about the future of their ecosystems.
A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago.
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