Climate Change to Trigger Extinction of 900 Bird Species by 2100

March 8, 2012 / No Comments

It has been predicted that by 2100, climate change could cause up to 30 percent of land-bird species to go extinct worldwide. This accounts for about 900 bird species. A study which has brought forth worrisome facts analyses of extinction rates to incorporate the most recent climate change scenarios set forth earlier this year in the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel ...

World’s Largest Shark (Whale Shark) Soars Like an Eagle

June 24, 2008 / No Comments

It's not the extinct white dolphin or something you might see at one of those incredible hotspots for whale watching, it's the world's largest shark, the whale shark. Researchers down under, that's down under (Australia) and down under (underwater) attached devices for observation to eight sharks 8 meters (26') long off Ningaloo. The devices which are designed to ...