extinction

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
A story about how in the next half century, the biodiversity of the Earth will drastically change.
The important life of a single species of endemic land snail
The important life of a single species of endemic land snail
SUNY-ESF
The fight for survival of one small, endemic land snail can show us the importance of protecting our world's biodiversity for generations to come.
George Mason University
James Mwenda climbs into the passenger seat of our Land Cruiser, a bushel of carrots swinging from his hand. “Jambo,” he says, flashing us a wide smile. “Ready to go?” When first welcoming our student group to Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s Endangered... Read More
SUNY ESF
The 'Alalā, or Hawaiian crow, has been extinct in the wild since 2002, but recent attempts at reintroduction are putting the species on the right path to a return to the wild.
SUNY ESF
The Eastern cougar was declared extinct in January. This podcast is told through the eyes of a lone cougar cub as he evades the destructive habits of humans while finding a mate.
George Washington University
Shark populations are dwindling at a rapid rate, and it's our responsibility to help.

Dave Hunter, founder of Crown Bees, a bee nursery and supply business in Woodinville, Wash., speaks at the USDA event. (Eric Englert/Medill)

Northwestern University
The USDA gets public input on its Native Bee Monitoring Plan.
You often hear them before you see them. The American Pika is related to rabbits and hares. But they have round ears and no visible tail. Small enough to fit in your hand they blend in with their rocky surroundings and might dart unnoticed if not... Read More