British scientist Alice C. Hughes (L) and Xinhua correspondent Miao Xiaojuan (C) visit Hu Jinchu, renowned giant panda expert in Nanchong City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 22, 2021.

China's 'panda papa' Hu Jinchu dies at 94

China's pioneer in ecological and biological research of giant pandas, Professor Hu Jinchu, also known affectionately as the "panda papa," died of illness at 94. Feb 17, 2023
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Many marine species may go extinct before discovered: Scientists warn at COP15

More than 90 per cent of marine species are undescribed and many may go extinct due to human activity before they are discovered -- the loss of unique, potentially valuable genetic resources resulting in unpredictable effects on global ecosystems essential to human food supplies and climate regulation. Dec 9, 2022