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The final days of the woolly mammoth explored

Large populations of woolly mammoths wandered freely across North America and Siberia 45,000 years ago. However, 10,000 years ago, due to a warming climate and human hunting, mammoth populations dwindled to small colonies scattered on Arctic islands between Russia and Alaska. There, the majestic beast finally died out 3,700 years ago. The common theory was […]

Environment Science

One in 11 wildlife species in Scotland facing extinction

The 2016 State of Nature report has revealed that 520 wildlife species in Scotland are at risk of extinction. The report was released by a collaborative group of conservation and research charities, including the Woodland Trust Scotland, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Of the estimated 6,000 wildlife species in Scotland, 65 […]