Scientists were aware of a temporarily flip in the magnetic poles some 40,000 years ago, but not if & how it impacted life on Earth.
As per the study, the extinctions also align with major asteroid impacts and volcanic activity.
David Attenborough's new documentary warns humanity to save other species from mass extinction to protect themselves
At the start of the Extinction: The Facts documentary, Attenborough said, "We are facing a crisis and one that has consequences for us all."
Asteroid, climate change is not responsible for the mass extinction that took place 215 million years ago
This mass extinction is termed as the Adamanian-Revueltian turnover, which saw a “decline in diversity among crocodylian-line archosaurs and the extinction of several taxa”.
Around 66 million years ago, a mass die-off called Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, put an end to the reign of dinosaurs.
The spread of modern humans out of Africa has caused a sixth mass extinction, an event that has last more than 40,000-years.
The end-Guadalupian event was previously underestimated to be a minor event, however, that has changed.
This event is considered as one of the ten most dramatic extinctions in Earth's history.
Double of India's landmass needs to be devoted to biofuels, carbon capture & storage to cap warming at 1.5-deg C.
Highlights on UN IPBES report on species loss: Damage isn't permanent, as long as we remedy it soon, dramatically
The report talks about the degree of biodiversity loss & how much of it can be prevented in the future.
The report reads like a charge sheet against the most destructive creatures in History: HUMANS
Over 95% of life on Earth was killed off over hundreds of thousands of years in the Great Dying.
Humans are prove to be ultimate generalists owing more to technology than evolution.
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The ancient die-off shows almost exactly what lies at the end of the road we’re on: Researcher.
As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?
We are in the middle of the sixth great mass extinction in Earth’s history. To put this in perspective, Earth lost the dinosaurs in the last great mass extinction event, 65 million years ago — so this is kind of a big deal | #FirstCulture
The Triassic extinction, one of the largest mass extinctions of animal life on record, was proceeded by the dinosaur era.
Experts have long been puzzled by the 'broken world' scenario that followed the Permian-Triassic mass extinction 250-million-years ago.