Climate Change to Wipe Out 40% of Primates… Riiight

Guest slam-dunk by David Middleton Climate change threatens nearly 40% of the world’s primates, study says By Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNNUpdated 12:58 PM ET, Mon June 17, 2019 (CNN) As cyclones and droughts are expected to grow in frequency and intensity while global temperatures rise, humankind’s closest relatives will become increasingly vulnerable to extinction, scientists…

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What Caused Madagascar’s Megafauna Extinction?

Guest post by David Middleton What rapidly wiped out Madagascar’s megafauna between 700 and 1000 AD? Climate change? Meteors? Over-hunting? President Donald J. Trump? Nope. It appears that agriculture may have killed the beasts… Last of the giants: What killed off Madagascar’s megafauna a thousand years ago? March 29, 2019 Giant 10-foot-tall elephant birds, with…