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#73303
2010-09-17

'Asian unicorn' dies after capture in Laos

Rare saola caught by villagers and shown to conservationists was thought to be one of only a few hundred left in the wild.

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#87597
2012-05-02

'Chicken' frogs survive in new home

Critically endangered frogs reintroduced to the Caribbean island of Montserrat are surviving in their new home, according to conservationists

News Headlines
#73518
2010-09-23

'Hay que dejar ya de comer atún rojo o en 2015 se habrá extinguido la especie'

Lea la charla que Debora Morrison, responsable de la campaña del Palma Aquarium, ha mantenido con los lectores.  Leer

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#92664
2013-03-11

'Historic' day for shark protection

Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.

News Headlines
#85868
2012-02-16

'Immortal Devil' tied to Tasmanian deaths

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.

News Headlines
#75929
2010-12-17

'Lost world' of rare species in Highlands' forest

A forest in the Highlands holds a "lost world" of rare and endangered spiders, ants and flies, according the charity that owns the woodland.

News Headlines
#73512
2010-09-23

'Lost' amphibian species rediscovered

Scientists from the IUCN's international search for 'extinct' amphibians have found three species in Mexico and Africa.

News Headlines
#77766
2011-03-23

'Poster child' of Banff's endangered species on brink

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.

News Headlines
#89972
2012-08-30

'Spineless' animals under threat of extinction

A fifth of animals without backbones could be at risk of extinction, say scientists.

News Headlines
#90125
2012-09-11

100 most endangered species in the world

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.

News Headlines
#73891
2010-10-01

1000 rare tortoises poached each week in Madagascar

One thousand endangered tortoises are being illegally collected each week in southern Madagascar, reports WWF.

Meeting
#5254

10th World Wilderness Congress (WILD10)

4 - 10 October 2013, Salamanca, Spain

Meeting
#2301

11th Meeting of the Advisory Committee to UNEP/EUROBATS

8 - 10 May 2006, City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

News Headlines
#78827
2011-05-09

12 endangered Indonesian tigers caught in videos

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.

Meeting
#1493

13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

2 - 14 October 2004, Bangkok, Thailand

News Headlines
#85583
2012-02-07

18 endangered dolphins spotted off Borneo: WWF

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.

News Headlines
#89027
2012-06-29

3 endangered Hawaiian bird species expanding their range

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.

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#71784
2010-07-21

30 Amphibian Species Wiped Out in Panama Forest

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

Meeting
#2433

3rd meeting of the Bigleaf Mahogany Working Group

29 June - 1 July 2006, Lima, Peru

Meeting
#2491
Meeting
#1497

50th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 March 2004, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#2309

54th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

2 - 6 October 2006, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#4770

61st Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 August 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

News Headlines
#94236
2013-06-13

A Critically Endangered Beauty: The Passion Flower Passiflora Kwangtungensis

June 12, 2013 — Passiflora is a genus of beautiful plants commonly known as the passion flowers or passion vines.

News Headlines
#86581
2012-03-13

A Growing Illicit Trade Threatens Jamaica's Wildlife

KINGSTON, March 12, 2012 (IPS) - News of Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo's newest attraction shocked Jamaican authorities.

Side Event
#1882
COP 10
2010-10-22

A REPORT FROM THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT – 1) BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT: AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE, AND; 2) A NEW PARADIGM FOR THE PRESERVATION OF WILDLIFE GENETIC DIVERSITY

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 ...

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#73003
2010-09-07

A penguin species faces extinction

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.

News Headlines
#72826
2010-08-30

A slow comeback for the endangered Eurasian otter in France

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 ...

News Headlines
#83882
2011-11-21

A step to save rare Gangetic dolphins

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.

Meeting
#2503

ACAP 2nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee

5 - 8 June 2006, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

News Headlines
#81852
2011-09-09

Aboriginal clans agree to stop hunting dugong

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.

News Headlines
#85492
2012-02-03

Accidental Kakapo Death Lowers Population of Rare, Flightless Parrots to 127 Birds

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.

News Headlines
#80921
2011-07-29

Action plan undertaken to save tigers

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.

News Headlines
#89441
2012-07-23

Affluent Vietnamese driving rhino horn poaching in South Africa, report warns

Conservationists say conspicuous consumption from a growing middle class is opening a new market in the illegal wildlife trade

News Headlines
#89274
2012-07-18

Afghanistan snow leopards tagged, followed

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.

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