Many primates face impending extinction, and humans are to blame - SlashGear

We're learning today that things are looking grim for many species of nonhuman primates. A new report published in Science Advances says that more than half of primate species are facing extinction, and even more are experiencing declining populations.

More than half of all primates threatened with extinction, according to 'wake-up call' study - Christian Science Monitor

A comprehensive new look at the numbers of our fellow primates doesn't bode well. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Why Russian protests are making the Kremlin rethink 2018 presidential elections (+video) · Cover Story Trump vs. the media: the war over facts ...

Primate Extinction Is A Growing Possibility - iTech Post

NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA - NOVEMBER 10: Baby sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) playing around the trees as they train at Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme's rehabilitation center on November 10, 2016 in Kuta Mbelin, North Sumatra ...

60% of primate species threatened with extinction, says new study - eNCA (satire)

File: Primates are also essential to tropical rainforests, pollinating trees and dispersing seeds across these vital carbon stores. Photo: EPA / Ronald Wittek. The Conversation Jo Setchell, Durham University. Primates are remarkable. We're all familiar ...

A new study has found that 60 percent of primates are nearing extinction - PRI

From gorillas to gibbons, about 60 percent of primates, the closest biological relatives to human beings, are threatened by extinction due largely to human activities, a study has found. "This truly is the eleventh hour for many of these creatures ...

Primates Could Become Extinct, Here's Why - CDA News

In a recent major study, 31 primatologists got together to analyze every known species of primate in the world to find out how they're getting on. Unfortunately, the news for the nearest animal relation to humans is looking far from good. According to ...

Primates Facing Extinction Crisis - The Onion (satire)

A new study that tracked 500 species of primates found that 60 percent face extinction and three-quarters are on the decline due to poaching and deforestation. What do you think? “Don't look at me. I treat my orangutan like a queen.” Hugh Laughtner ...

Sifter - Science Magazine

Things are looking bad for primate species around the world. We hear periodically about particular species struggling to make it amidst habitat destruction, hunting, and other challenges. But a new study has looked at the problem from an unprecedented ...

New Study Finds 60% of Primates Face Extinction - Lincoln Trail Publishing

Thirty one primatologists have analysed every primate known and the study makes grim reading. 75% of primates are in decline and 60% are now threatened with extinction. The depressing numbers are thought to be the result of hunting, mining and the loss ...

Extinction threatens 60% of world's primates - Futurity: Research News

Sixty percent of the more than 500 primate species worldwide are threatened with extinction, while more than 75 percent have declining populations. “The majority of primate species are endangered now. We are at a turning point where we must take action ...

60% of primate species now threatened with extinction - Treehugger

Already, some species of lemurs, monkeys and apes are down to a population of a few thousand individuals, warn the authors of a comprehensive new report. Are we really going to do this? Are we really going to watch mankind kill off our closest living ...

The world might see a mass extinction of primates if humans don't act - Washington Post

The world's primates are being threatened by one of their own — us. In a bleak new study published this week in the journal Science Advances, 31 top primatologists warn that the planet could see a mass extinction of nonhuman primates as a consequence ...

Global threat to primates concerns us all - Science Daily

Date: January 18, 2017; Source: German Primate Center; Summary: In cooperation with an international team of experts, scientists demand immediate measures to protect primates. Share: AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share ...

Most primate species are facing extinction crisis, study says - Mashable

Primates are our closest living biological relatives. So perhaps it's time to show a little hospitality and stop destroying their homes. About 60 percent of the world's monkeys, apes, tarsiers, lemurs and other primates are now threatened with ...

'Running out of time': 60 percent of primates sliding toward extinction - Mongabay.com

A comprehensive study looking at more than 500 species of primates finds that most are declining in numbers and nearly two-thirds face the threat of extinction. The assessment of 504 primate species found that 60 percent are on track toward extinction ...

Report: 60% of Earth's primate species face extinction - RedOrbit

In a massive new study, a group of 31 primatologists reviewed every identified species of primate to evaluate their status and the team found many of them are in crisis. According to the team's report in the journal Science Advances, 75 percent of the ...

60 percent of world's primates at risk of extinction - Science Recorder

A recent study shows that nearly 60 percent of all the world's primates are at risk of extinction. Mhy / Pixabay. 219. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditSubscribe. StumbleuponGoogleMail. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular science ...

Primates May Go Extinct in Near Future due to Climate Change - TeenVogue.com

You already know the polar bear population is declining due to carbon emissions — but did you know the world's monkeys, gorillas, apes, lemurs, and gibbons are in danger of disappearing, too? In fact, 60% of primate species on Earth (excluding humans) ...

60% of Primates are Threatened to Become Extinct, Study Finds - Digital Chew

Biologically, primates are the closest relatives humans have to the animal kingdom. They play a key role in research, religions, and societies around the world. However, a new study reveals that the future of our nonhuman cousins are in jeopardy.

The Future Looks Very Grim For More Than Half Of Our Fellow Primates - Newsy

The Future Looks Very Grim For More Than Half Of Our Fellow Primates. A researcher said if the proper steps aren't taken now, many primate species worldwide could be gone in 25 years. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.