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How to use the word extinction in a Sentence?

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It’s really difficult stuff that people experience every day – political divisiveness, concern about the future of the planet and the potential extinction of human life, so the idea that someone who’s famous could be really nice gives people a sense of hope.

Sisco King

Found on CNN
1 year ago

We’re clearly in the middle of an extinction crisis. And it’s our responsibility to bring stories and to bring excitement to people in way that motivates them to think about the extinction crisis that’s going on right now.

Beth Shapiro

Found on CNN
1 year ago

It has a fairly small range, so while it still needs to be formally evaluated by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), I think it might be threatened with extinction.

Omar Entiauspe-Neto

Found on CNN
1 year ago

With fewer than 340 North Atlantic right whales in existence, the species is swimming toward extinction unless things turn around.

Virginia Carter

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

I think the most important takeaway is that we now have a record stretching back 550 million years, demonstrating that animals respond to changing environmental conditions, often resulting in major extinction events, even though the causes of today’s environmental change and responses of animals may be different, the fact that such change in the past has been shown over and over again to lead to major extinction events is a crucial one when considering what actions we should take to mitigate the course of our current human driven climate change.

Scott Evans

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

A much smaller cousin, or sister, doesn't necessarily add to what we know about the dinosaurs' extinction, but it does add to our understanding of the astronomical event that was Chicxulub.

Profession Sean Gulick

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

The technologies we are developing to de-extinct the thylacine all have immediate conservation benefits -- right now -- to protect marsupial species. Biobanks of frozen tissue from living marsupial populations have been collected to protect against extinction from fires, however, we still lack the technology to take that tissue -- create marsupial stem cells -- and then turn those cells into a living animal. That is the technology we will develop as a part of this project.

Andrew Pask

Found on CNN
1 year ago

To me the real benefit of any de-extinction project such as this is the awesomeness of it. Doing it seems very justified to me simply because it will excite people about science, nature, conservation, and we sure as hell need that in the wonderful citizens of our world if we are to survive into the future. But... do the stakeholders realize what they will get will not be the thylacine but some imperfect hybrid ? What we don't need is yet more people disappointed( or) feeling cheated by science.

Tom Gilbert

Found on CNN
1 year ago

Fossil fuels are driving the extinction crisis, and the Bureau of Land Management is making things worse by failing to protect these imperiled species.

Brett Hartl

Found on CNN
2 years ago

These stresses haven't necessarily doomed anything to extinction, but they're definitely changing the conditions that all of these organisms are dealing with, and that may have really important ramifications -- and anything like that has potentially big implications for humans, too.

John Bates

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Extinction of species and ecological collapse through wildlife trafficking can have long-lasting, irreversible, catastrophic impacts on our global community as a whole, so the global effort to combat these illicit crimes is paramount to protecting our environment.

John Brown

Found on CNN
2 years ago

We're primarily on a mission to study and save the biodiversity and wildlife found in these forests, particularly species-specific microhabitats, from extinction.

Narin Chomphuphuang

Found on CNN
2 years ago

To ensure that every species has places to live, that is the most important intervention to keep something from the true brink of extinction.

Brett Hartl

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Climate change threatens life on Earth, we have to fight climate change and biodiversity loss at the same time. Climate changes gets a lot more attention than extinction, but extinction is a big problem.

Tierra Curry

Found on CNN
2 years ago

The tropics host incredible shark and ray diversity, but too many of these inherently vulnerable species have been heavily fished for more than a century by a wide range of fisheries that remain poorly managed, despite countless commitments to improve, as a result, we fear we will soon confirm that one or more of these species has been driven to extinction from overfishing, a deeply troubling first for marine fishes. We will work to make this study a turning point in efforts to prevent any more irreversible losses and secure long-term sustainability.

Colin Simpfendorfer

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

When the dinosaurs went extinct, access to different foods and environments enabled mammals to flourish and diversify rapidly in their tooth anatomy and evolve larger body size, they clearly took advantage of this opportunity, as we can see from the radiation of new mammal species that took place in a relatively short amount of time following the mass extinction.

Madelaine Atteberry

Found on CNN
2 years ago

It's interesting to reaffirm that what people have been thinking for nearly 100 years is true, that this was a species driven to extinction by human activities, when this butterfly was collected 93 years ago, nobody was thinking about sequencing its DNA. That's why we have to keep collecting, for researchers 100 years in the future.

Felix Grewe

Found on CNN
3 years ago

The Xerces blue butterfly was the first insect in United States that was documented to be driven to extinction by human activities.

Corrie Moreau

Found on CNN
3 years ago

It became clear that there were two main factors, first that overall climates were becoming cooler, and this made life harder for the dinosaurs which likely relied on warm temperatures, then, the loss of herbivores made the ecosystems unstable and prone to [an] extinction cascade. We also found that the longer-lived dinosaur species were more liable to extinction, perhaps reflecting that they could not adapt to the new conditions on Earth.

Mike Benton

Found on FOX News
3 years ago

This isn't to say we conclusively disproved any human involvement, in our scenario, modern humans settled on each landmass after proboscidean extinction risk had already escalated. An ingenious, highly adaptable social predator like our species could be the perfect black swan occurrence to deliver the coup de grâce.

Zhang Hanwen

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Lithium looks good now. How will lithium look in 10 years ? we do know that extinction is forever.

Dale Jamieson

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Without Aussie Ark's incredible work and perseverance over all of these years, the recent devil reintroduction would not have been possible and instead of looking forward to the recovery of the species, Tasmanian Devils would be watching the devil slip into extinction, this is an incredible example of how to rewild Tasmanian Devils planet, bringing back the natural systems to the benefit of all life on Earth.

Don Church

Found on CNN
3 years ago

We aren't a community that focuses on the negative, i'm certain we will overcome any hurdle that comes our way, be it interfaith marriages, or extinction.

Hormuz Bana

Found on CNN
4 years ago

His crime ? Trying to save an endangered species from extinction, apparently the Iranian regime is unable to distinguish between saving animals from committing espionage.

Brian Hook

Found on FOX News
4 years ago

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