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A photographer takes pictures of the reconstruction of Neanderthal man’s ancestor displayed in Halle, eastern Germany. Photograph: Sebastian Willnow/AFP/Getty Images

(...), slippery slope towards extinction. Neanderthal numbers declined to the point of extinction over a few(...)

St Paul Island, Alaska  supported a large group of the animals for thousands of years after they went extinct in Asia and North America. File image: PA Wire

Climate change drove one of the last surviving woolly mammoth populations to extinction less than 6(...)

A honey bee on an apple blossom. Irish people are being asked to do their bit to support bees here by making their gardens ‘bee friendly’ as a third of our 98 bee species threatened with extinction. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

(...) in Ireland with about a third of our 98 bee species threatened with extinction, ” says Erin Jo(...)

Traces of emerald ash borer on a dead tree. Photograph: iStock

(...)” estimates that 21 per cent of plants are now threatened with extinction. This stark assessment is backed(...)

According to Bird Watch Ireland, gulls are useful scavengers and provide a service to towns and cities. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...)’s politicians changes, extinction of the human race is inevitable. At least then no one will have to worry about(...)

A Sira poison frog (Ranitomeya sirensis)

(...) in a race against extinction – we want to discover whatever is still left and protect it.” Since(...)

Irish bee fauna is threatened with extinction, ” she said. The primary cause for this was the loss of(...)