BBC crew claims footage is first evidence that jungle-dwelling animals can live and breed at high altitude, offering hope for conservation.
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.
Il reste moins de 3 500 individus, mais la communauté internationale commence à se mobiliser
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.
Rare saola caught by villagers and shown to conservationists was thought to be one of only a few hundred left in the wild.
Indonesia called on parties to the UN biodiversity convention to stop receiving illegally traded endangered species, or loss of biodiversity would continue.
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
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.
Los actual estrategia desvía recursos hacia grandes áreas descuidando los últimos grupos de tigres que quedan. Leer . Escuchar
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.
Nine victims want a ban on killing the fish just for the fins to make soup.
Ils ont été mutilés à vie en se retrouvant face à face avec un requin, mais, loin d'être...
Polar bears are not the only species in danger from global warming, a new report has warned.
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.
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.
Cetáceos, tortugas, coral rojo y praderas submarinas, fuera del nuevo catálogo español de especies amenazadas. Leer . Escuchar
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.
Ecologists have long wondered how to tell when a population of animals is about to slide toward extinction.
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.
Habitat loss could cause a dramatic fall in dwarf seahorse populations, warn conservationists.
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 ...
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.
Scientists say chimps face 'major and urgent threat' as the bushmeat trade expands in country's north.
Some of the UK's rarest bumblebees are at risk of becoming extinct as a result of inbreeding, research suggests.
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.
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.
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.
Kenyan conservationists ask celebrities to adopt local endangered animals in order to provide much-needed wildlife preservation funding.
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.
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 ...
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.
Toda clase de cetáceos imaginables surcan las aguas del Estrecho de Gibraltar. Leer
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 ...
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.
Le saumon sockeye, dont la disparition mystérieuse en 2009 fait l'objet d'une enquête officielle...
Some two tonnes of ivory and five rhino horns are seized in Kenya's main airport in boxes labelled as avocados for export to Malaysia.
NEW ORLEANS — The whooping crane — one of the world's most endangered birds and one of the first animals on the U.S. endangered list — could be back in Louisiana's wetlands as early as February under a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal.
The South African wildlife service says poaching of rhinos is escalating at an unprecedented rate.
Fewer than 670 Rothschild giraffes now exist in the wild, following the loss of their traditional homeland.
Según los investigadores, el animal se encuentra en extinción debido a la destrucción de su hábitat, los árboles. Tiene el tamaño de un gato. Leer . Escuchar
Innovative conservation project in Pakistan sees a slow but sure rise in the number of the endangered big cats.
Orangutan encounter rates have fallen six-fold in Borneo over the past 150 years, report researchers writing in the journal PLoS One.
KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug 12, 2010 (IPS) - For more than 10 years, Shafqat Hussain has been on the trail of the endangered snow leopard.
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Zoo will send two giant panda sisters to a reserve in China to help in the effort to save the critically endangered species
The government plans to set aside 30 million hectares of protected forests for habitats for endangered species in order to prevent their extinction.
If you were planning on hunting gray wolf in Idaho or Montana this year, you will now have to risk doing so illegally or find some other way to amuse yourself.
US officials recorded a big jump in the numbers of dolphins and endangered brown pelican and sea turtle injured or killed by the BP spill over the past week, even as officials were proclaiming that the oil was rapidly disappearing from the Gulf.
With many amphibians under threat of extinction due to environmental change, conservationists are appealing for anyone who has spotted a missing species to get in touch
Cranes are being reintroduced to the West Country 400 years after they were last regularly seen in the area.
Once worshipped as gods, the endangered elephant population of Laos is under threat from a legal loophole