Blog Posts - Extinction



Buying time

Originally published in the Otago Daily Times by Tom McKinlay — If we don’t act soon, the world we leave our children will be in a sorry state indeed, leading Australian scientist Prof Corey Bradshaw tells Tom McKinlay. Prof Corey Bradsha...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 26, 2016

Occupy heaven: The vast potential of humanity if we can safeguard our future

If we can travel to other stars, there may one day be billions of times as many humans alive at one time as there are today. If we can travel beyond our galaxy there may one day be trillions of humans alive at one time for every one of us today. In c...
by Vision of Earth on Jun 22, 2016

Occupy heaven: The vast potential of humanity if we can safeguard our future

If we can travel to other stars, there may one day be billions of times as many humans alive at one time as there are today. If we can travel beyond our galaxy there may one day be trillions of humans alive at one time for every one of us today. In c...
by Vision of Earth on Jun 22, 2016

Extinction synergy: deadly combination of human hunting & climate change wrote off Patagonian giants

Here’s a paper we’ve just had published in Science Advances (Synergistic roles of climate warming and human occupation in Patagonian megafaunal extinctions during the Last Deglaciation). It’s an excellent demonstration of our concep...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 19, 2016

Species-area & species-accumulation curves not the same

I’ve just read an elegant little study that has identified the main determinants of differences in the slope of species-area curves and species-accumulation curves. That’s a bit of a mouthful for the uninitiated, so if you don’...
by Conservation Bytes on May 30, 2016

Humanity must flourish to survive

We live in a universe that is very hostile to life as we know it. The only habitable place we’ve found so far is the place we grew up: a thin layer atop the surface of the Earth. This is an incredibly small fraction of all volume in the known unive...
by Vision of Earth on May 26, 2016

Humanity must flourish to survive

We live in a universe that is very hostile to life as we know it. The only habitable place we’ve found so far is the place we grew up: a thin layer atop the surface of the Earth. This is an incredibly small fraction of all volume in the known unive...
by Vision of Earth on May 26, 2016

Bovines: Almost-Cows of Southeast Asia

Banteng femaleSo far, in my survey of the Bovinae subfamily, I've mostly looked at species that most Westerners are, if not personally familiar with, at least well aware of: domestic cattle, yak, and bison. The exception, perhaps, is the gaur, an unu...
by Synapsida on May 22, 2016

Our unfriendly universe: Risks of human extinction by nature

Nature poses many risks to humanity. We examine the most dangerous natural disasters and estimate the likelihood that they will cause human extinction.
by Vision of Earth on May 20, 2016

Our unfriendly universe: Risks of human extinction by nature

Nature poses many risks to humanity. We examine the most dangerous natural disasters and estimate the likelihood that they will cause human extinction.
by Vision of Earth on May 20, 2016

World on the Edge: Is something catastrophic about to happen?

The Extinction ProtocolMay 2016 – SIGN OF THE TIMES – You don’t need a web-bot predictive analysis or a psychic reading to tell you that there’s an ominous chill in the air that something bad is about to happen – something large and just ca...
by INFRAKSHUN on May 8, 2016

Extinction Zombie Survival MOD

Extinction Zombie Survival MOD Can you survive the zombie onslaught? Two fighters. One armory. Thousands of zombies coming to kill you. Turn your thumbs into lethal weapons and survive wave after wave of the walking dead! Upload your score and top th...
by Android apps download on May 5, 2016

Extinction: Clara al rescate

Extinction recibió desde su estreno unas críticas bastante duras, pero siendo los protagonistas dos actores que me habían cautivado en la pequeña pantalla (Matthew Fox en “Lost” y Jeffrey Donovan en “Burn notice”) me animé a darle una o...
by cineYEAR on May 5, 2016

One-two carbon punch of defaunation

I’ve just read a well-planned and lateral-thinking paper in Nature Communications that I think readers of CB.com ought to appreciate. The study is a simulation of a complex ecosystem service that would be nigh impossible to examine experimenta...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 30, 2016

One-two carbon punch of defaunation

I’ve just read a well-planned and lateral-thinking paper in Nature Communications that I think readers of CB.com ought to appreciate. The study is a simulation of a complex ecosystem service that would be nigh impossible to examine experimenta...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 30, 2016

Racing Extinction (2015) BRRip

Sinopsis: Un equipo de artistas y activistas se reúnen en una nueva operación secreta que tiene como objetivo enseñar al mundo el tráfico de especies protegidas y la lucha para prevenir las extinciones masivas. Recorriendo el planeta para infiltr...
by Peliculasmas.com on Apr 12, 2016

The Philosophical Neanderthal

Extinction. It’s a depression concept, but one that nevertheless constitutes a reality in evolution’s world. When applied to members of our own species we term it genocide and declare it an evil. Our perspective—not to dispute the value judgmen...

The Philosophical Neanderthal

Extinction. It’s a depression concept, but one that nevertheless constitutes a reality in evolution’s world. When applied to members of our own species we term it genocide and declare it an evil. Our perspective—not to dispute the value judgmen...

Most-Bestest Environment Minister in the World, Ever

Australia has an appalling environmental record — hell, I have even written an entire book on our sorry state of environmental affairs. Of course, environmental damage is a slow accumulation of bad political decisions, neglect, corruption, greed an...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 3, 2016

Most-Bestest Environment Minister in the World, Ever

Australia has an appalling environmental record — hell, I have even written an entire book on our sorry state of environmental affairs. Of course, environmental damage is a slow accumulation of bad political decisions, neglect, corruption, greed an...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 3, 2016


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