Paul Ehrlich

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More than 70 different forms of dandelion have been  recorded so far in Co Dublin alone.

They are mostly lying low just now, the lion’s teeth lobes of their leaves (dent-de-lion) perhaps a bit blunted after the long, hot summer. September (...)

The  report is based on analysis of 27,600 mammals, reptiles and amphibians, and cites double-digit decreases in the populations of species such as African lion (above), which has seen a 43 per cent drop since 1993. File photograph: Reuters

Humans and wildlife species face a future of rapid decline — including the heightened possibility of mass extinction — if measures are not taken withi(...)

If the current pace of extinction is allowed to continue, species loss will have a significant effect on human populations in as little as three generations, the report claimed. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Humans have already triggered the start of Earth’s sixth mass extinction, thereby threatening their own future as a species, a hard-hitting new study (...)

The great German scientist and physician Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) injected dye into the bloodstream of mice in the late 1800s and found that it penetr(...)