Biodiversity news

On this page NLBIF presents a selection of national and international biodiversity news, originating from news-feeds from major news sites and scientific publishers. Messages are being filtered using keywords such as biodiversity, nature and species. Duplication of information does occurre occasionally.

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  • 7 Iconic Animals Humans Are Driving to Extinction

    22 / 11 / 2013, Livescience.com

    Rising populations spell trouble for biodiversity. Here are 7 animals that humans are pushing toward extinction through hunting and habitat loss.

  • Full Belly Fossil! 'Sea Monster' Had 3 Others in Its Gut

    01 / 11 / 2013, Livescience.com

    A mosasaur, a toothy marine reptile of the Cretaceous period, was discovered with the fossilized remains of three other mosasaur species in its gut. The find reveals what was once a rich ecosystem...

  • Are Legless Lizards Snakes?

    30 / 10 / 2013, Livescience.com

    No. Snakes are just the most successful of the many reptile lineages that went limbless, radiating over time into roughly 3,000 species that have exploited nearly every available habitat, from the...