We've made such a huge impact on our planet, and we've affected it in different ways... many of which aren't anything to be proud of. We have, for instance, driven several plant and animal species to extinction, or at least to … Continue reading ?
Teaser Biodiversity is one of Planet Earth’s greatest strengths. Ecosystems depend on many different plants and animals to stay healthy. When species go extinct, it’s like removing links from a chain. Too many weaknesses, and the en... Read Post
Philadelphia, PA—Scientists have estimated that there are 1.7 million species of animals, plants and algae on earth, and new species continue to be discovered. Unfortunately, as new species are found, many are also disappearing, con... Read Post
The Earth is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction of both plants and animals, with nearly 50 percent of all species disappearing, scientists say. Which plants should be a top priority to conserve? Researchers say the most genet... Read Post