Rare saola caught by villagers and shown to conservationists was thought to be one of only a few hundred left in the wild.
Critically endangered frogs reintroduced to the Caribbean island of Montserrat are surviving in their new home, according to conservationists
Lea la charla que Debora Morrison, responsable de la campaña del Palma Aquarium, ha mantenido con los lectores. Leer
Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.
HINXTON, England, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers say a female Tasmanian devil who died more than 15 years ago is the source of a contagious cancer that is killing off the species.
A forest in the Highlands holds a "lost world" of rare and endangered spiders, ants and flies, according the charity that owns the woodland.
Scientists from the IUCN's international search for 'extinct' amphibians have found three species in Mexico and Africa.
BANFF, Alta. — Where warm water once streamed down Sulphur Mountain, the ground is cracked and barren. Conservation biologist Dwayne Lepitzki kneels beside an empty pool, his eyes scan the remaining muddy patches for surviving endangered Banff springs snails.
A fifth of animals without backbones could be at risk of extinction, say scientists.
The Zoological Society of London has compiled a list of the 100 species in the world most likely to go extinct, from Bulmer's fruitbat to the Asian unicorn.
One thousand endangered tortoises are being illegally collected each week in southern Madagascar, reports WWF.
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Video cameras captured 12 critically endangered Sumatran tigers, including mothers with their cubs, in Indonesian forests slated to be cut down, wildlife activists said Monday.
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JAKARTA — Conservation group WWF said it spotted 18 critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Indonesian waters off Borneo island Tuesday and called for greater protection of the species' habitat.
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Three of Hawaii's rarest birds have been detected at lower elevations along the volcanic summits for the first time in 30 years, a sign the endangered species may be holding their own against introduced diseases and climate change, scientists say.
The "catastrophic" epidemic in Panama claimed five species that were lost before they were even identified by science, a new study says. Panama - Species - Central America - Recreation - Biology
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June 12, 2013 — Passiflora is a genus of beautiful plants commonly known as the passion flowers or passion vines.
KINGSTON, March 12, 2012 (IPS) - News of Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo's newest attraction shocked Jamaican authorities.
Presentations addressing the issue of biodiversity will be given from the macro and micro perspectives. 1. Australia currently conserves more than 13 per cent of the country through the protected area network. Threats to reserves, however, go beyond boundaries and influences are often landscap ...
A YEAR ago, as I walked Boulders Beach, 45 minutes south of the metropolis of Cape Town, South Africa, I had no idea that I was staring extinction in the face.
In the late 1970s, the fate of the Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) in France was very gloomy. By just looking at the otter's range map, one could see that most of the country was left with vast regions devoid of a species that was once found in every region. Estimations barely reached 1,500 otters ...
KANPUR: "It was just a memorable moment for us. We came across three Gangetic river dolphins while on three hours cruise down the Ganga at Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary in Bhagalpur in Bihar," Venkatesh and Upendra said.
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Four traditional owner groups have agreed not to hunt dugong for the next five years and limit their take of green turtles to 20 a year.
The death of an adult female kakapo (Strigops habroptila) on New Zealand’s Anchor Island this past weekend brings the population of these rare flightless parrots down to just 127 birds.
The government has undertaken an action plan for saving the Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forests, a top forest official said on Friday.
Conservationists say conspicuous consumption from a growing middle class is opening a new market in the illegal wildlife trade
WAKHAN CORRIDOR, Afghanistan, July 17 (UPI) -- Conservationists say two snow leopards were captured, fitted with satellite collars and released in the first such effort in Afghanistan.