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#73815
2010-09-29

Malaysia passes wildlife protection law

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A Malaysian law intended to deal with animal traffickers and poachers may be too late to save some of the country's endangered species, wildlife activists say.

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#73729
2010-09-28

Un 'Gran Hermano' de alimoches

WWF pone un marcha un sistema de seguimiento por satélite a cuatro alimoches que muestra su ruta migratoria "plagada de amenazas".  Leer . Escuchar

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#73732
2010-09-28

Climate Change Blueprint for U.S. Wildlife

Identifying threatened species and mapping life-or-death changes in snow pack, soil moisture and stream temperatures.

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#73733
2010-09-28

Tigers successfully reintroduced in Indian park

Poachers killed off the last Bengal tiger in India's Sariska Tiger Reserve in 2004. Four years later, officials transferred three tigers from Ranthambhore National Park to Sariska in an attempt to repopulate the park with the world's biggest feline

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#73755
2010-09-28

Revealed: the secret world of the panda

New research has revealed that, contrary to popular beliefs, pandas are surprisingly well-equipped for survival.

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#73759
2010-09-28

One-fifth of world's plants at risk of extinction

One-fifth of the world's plants - the foundation of life on Earth - are at risk of extinction, a study concludes.

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#73668
2010-09-27

Leonardo DiCaprio se porte à la défense des tigres indiens

L'acteur hollywoodien Leonardo DiCaprio va mettre sa célébrité au service du tigre indien, une...

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#73545
2010-09-24

Hope yet for orang utan

KOTA KINABALU: There is hope yet for the endangered orang utan in forest plantations and sustainably logged forests, according to a joint study by two wildlife specialists in Sabah and Kalimantan

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#73577
2010-09-24

Vietnam’s soft conservation policies hard on tigers

A failure to treat poaching, wildlife trade as serious crimes is pushing tigers to extinction, experts warn

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#73607
2010-09-24

Florida Panthers Show Slight Signs of Recovery

The decline of the Florida panther has been slowed down in some places, and stopped in its tracks in others, thanks to a last-minute conservation effort that sough to prevent the beautiful animals from being wiped out.

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#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.

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#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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#73527
2010-09-23

Malaysia plans in vitro fertilization of aging female rhino's eggs to save endangered species

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities are turning to in vitro fertilization in an attempt to save the rare Borneo Sumatran rhino from extinction, an official said Thursday.

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#73449
2010-09-22

Chinese alligators on the brink

An estimated 120 Chinese alligators are thought to be left in the wild because of wetlands reclamation since the 1950s

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#73452
2010-09-22

Photos: 'Lost amphibian' search makes good: three 'extinct' species rediscovered

A search for 100 of the world's 'lost amphibians'—unseen for decades and in many cases supposed extinct—have turned up three species so far, one of which hasn't been recorded since the Nazis were bombing London.

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#73386
2010-09-21

Wild tigers filmed in Bhutan mountains

BBC crew claims footage is first evidence that jungle-dwelling animals can live and breed at high altitude, offering hope for conservation.

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#73387
2010-09-21

First Asian 'Unicorn' Sighting in Last Decade Confirmed

The Saola, a rarely-seen animal which lives in the Annamite Mountains bordering Laos and Vietnam, was captured by Laotian villagers in late August. The animal subsequently died in captivity.

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#73333
2010-09-20

Treize pays asiatiques préparent un programme pour sauver les dernières populations de tigres sauvages

Il reste moins de 3 500 individus, mais la communauté internationale commence à se mobiliser

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#73334
2010-09-20

Scientists warn little known gibbons face immediate extinction

It's not easy to be a gibbon: although one of the most acrobatic, fast, and marvelously loud of the world's primates, the gibbon remains largely unknown to the global public and far less studied than the world's more 'popular' apes.

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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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#73231
2010-09-16

RI calls for world action to stop trade of rare species

Indonesia called on parties to the UN biodiversity convention to stop receiving illegally traded endangered species, or loss of biodiversity would continue.

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#73259
2010-09-16

Pictures: Turtles Hunted, Traded, Squeezed Out of Their Habitats

Nearly 40 percent of freshwater turtle species are at risk of extinction, some with only a few members left, according to a new report from Conservation International Conservation International - Extinction - Species - Freshwater - Flora and Fauna

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#73261
2010-09-16

Vietnam’s legendary turtle tops the list endangered turtle species

VietNamNet Bridge – US-based Conservation International (CI) has made public the list of ten endangered species of turtles in the world. The turtle species in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake is most endangered.

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#73265
2010-09-16

Planes de conservación perjudiciales para el tigre

Los actual estrategia desvía recursos hacia grandes áreas descuidando los últimos grupos de tigres que quedan.  Leer . Escuchar

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#73217
2010-09-15

Goats, cats trigger near extinction of Hawaiian bird in past 7 years

A new survey by the United States Geological Survey shows the population of the Palila (Loxioides bailleui), a beautiful songbird found only in Hawaii, has fallen from 4,400 birds to 1,200 birds since 2003, a decline of nearly 75 percent.

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#73141
2010-09-14

Shark attack survivors fight to save endangered species

Nine victims want a ban on killing the fish just for the fins to make soup.

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#73145
2010-09-14

Menacé d'extinction, le requin trouve des défenseurs inattendus

Ils ont été mutilés à vie en se retrouvant face à face avec un requin, mais, loin d'être...

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#73154
2010-09-14

Arctic fox joins polar bear on new list of Arctic species in danger of extinction

Polar bears are not the only species in danger from global warming, a new report has warned.

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#73159
2010-09-14

Endangered Ibis rebounding

The largest number of White-shouldered Ibis ever recorded in the world, a total of 429 of the birds previously estimated to number only few hundred globally, have been counted in Cambodia by a coalition of conservation groups and university researchers.

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#73165
2010-09-14

Pricetag set for tiger conservation

The cost of keeping tigers alive in the wild is about $80m (£50m) per year, say conservationists - but only about $50m (£30m) per year is being pledged.

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#73109
2010-09-13

Especies amenazadas que quedan sin protección

Cetáceos, tortugas, coral rojo y praderas submarinas, fuera del nuevo catálogo español de especies amenazadas.  Leer . Escuchar

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#73078
2010-09-09

Deepwater doom: Extinction threat for world's smallest seahorse

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill this year and subsequent cleanup efforts could drive the world's smallest seahorse into extinction, warns the Zoological Society of London and its marine conservation organization Project Seahorse.

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#73082
2010-09-09

Early Warning for Endangered Species?

Ecologists have long wondered how to tell when a population of animals is about to slide toward extinction.

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#73083
2010-09-09

China's nature reserves club together to protect endangered Tibetan antelopes

XINING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Four leading nature reserves in western China have vowed to work together to protect Tibetan antelopes, an endangered species on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

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#73058
2010-09-08

World's smallest seahorse faces extinction after BP oil spill

Habitat loss could cause a dramatic fall in dwarf seahorse populations, warn conservationists.

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#73001
2010-09-07

After 20 years of protection, owl is declining but forests remain

WASHINGTON -- Twenty years after northern spotted owls were protected under the Endangered Species Act, their numbers continue to decline, and scientists aren't certain whether the birds will survive even though logging was banned on much of the old-growth forest in the Pacific Northwest where t ...

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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.

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#73009
2010-09-07

Congolese chimpanzees face new 'wave of killing' for bushmeat

Scientists say chimps face 'major and urgent threat' as the bushmeat trade expands in country's north.

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#73012
2010-09-07

Inbred bees 'facing extinction'

Some of the UK's rarest bumblebees are at risk of becoming extinct as a result of inbreeding, research suggests.

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#72960
2010-09-03

African livelihoods at risk as species threatened: IUCN

GENEVA — Millions of Africans may lose a key source of livelihoods as a fifth of freshwater African species are threatened with extinction, the updated Red List of endangered species showed Thursday.

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#72979
2010-09-03

Panda still endangered despite baby boom

China's giant pandas remain still an endangered species despite the birth of 23 cubs in zoos across the country in the past two months, panda researchers have said.

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#72988
2010-09-03

Vultures rebound in Cambodia; only Asian country with rising population

The number of threatened vultures in Cambodia is on the rise according to a new survey by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other members of the Cambodia Vulture Conservation Project.

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#72925
2010-09-02

Kenya asks celebrities to save its endangered wildlife

Kenyan conservationists ask celebrities to adopt local endangered animals in order to provide much-needed wildlife preservation funding.

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#72822
2010-08-30

The Frozen Zoo aiming to bring endangered species back from the brink

San Diego Zoo began collecting ski samples from rare animals in 1972 in the hope they might be used to protect these endangered species in the future. A breakthrough in stem-cell technology means that day is getting closer.

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#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 ...

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#72837
2010-08-30

China, Russia boost efforts to save tigers

BEIJING — China and Russia have agreed to set up the first cross-border protection zone for Siberian tigers, as they try to boost efforts to save the endangered species, state media reported Monday.

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#72801
2010-08-27

Ballenas en Tarifa

Toda clase de cetáceos imaginables surcan las aguas del Estrecho de Gibraltar.  Leer

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#72803
2010-08-27

Protection sought for San Bernardino flying squirrel

Environmentalists want the nocturnal glider native to Southern California mountains to be listed as an endangered species threatened by climate change. Environmentalists have petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the San Bernardino flying squirrel, a nocturnal glider native to S ...

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#72809
2010-08-27

Wild porcupines under threat due to illegal hunting

Research from the University of East Anglia, published in Biological Conservation, has shown that the consumption of the Southeast Asian porcupine (Hystrix brachyura) as a speciality food is having a devastating effect on wild populations.

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#72754
2010-08-26

Une saison historique pour le saumon sockeye?

Le saumon sockeye, dont la disparition mystérieuse en 2009 fait l'objet d'une enquête officielle...

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