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What Exactly Happens to Ecosystems When Species Go Extinct?

What Exactly Happens to Ecosystems When Species Go Extinct?

While extinction is a natural part of the life cycle here on Earth, the rates at which species are dying is currently much higher than normal. Right now, we are experiencing one of the largest mass extinctions since the dinosaurs were wiped off the Earth. This crisis...
California’s 10 Most Endangered Species

California’s 10 Most Endangered Species

When we think of endangered species, we think of rhinos, elephants or gorillas, which are some of the most popular endangered species on the planet. But, did you know that there is a list of endangered species specific to each state?

How Invasive Species Impact the Environment

How Invasive Species Impact the Environment

Ecosystems require the maintenance of a delicate balance for their health and vitality. In order to preserve this balance, only the species that occur naturally in a given environment should be allowed to thrive there. This is because ecosystems suffer from a...
Plastic Waste is a Problem: Here’s How to Solve It

Plastic Waste is a Problem: Here’s How to Solve It

We’ve all seen the pictures: seabirds throttled bloody by soda rings or turtles and seals chewing miserably on plastic scraps, with their naive bodies nearing the end upon stuffing their gut with indigestible material which they saw as a snack. Unfortunately, that...
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