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#82685
2011-10-07

The first pheasant extinction?

The World Pheasant Association (WPA) has announced that Edwards’s Pheasant, endemic to Vietnam, may be extinct in the wild.

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#82688
2011-10-07

Russian tigers threatened by dog disease

Wild Amur tigers in Russia are falling victim to a viral infection transmitted by stray dogs. The same disease has taken its toll on the lions of the Serengeti, and a mutated version threatens seals around the world. However, vaccination could halt the spread of the virus.

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#82557
2011-10-03

Interior to Consider Endangered Species Listings for 374 Aquatic Species

The Interior Department this morning said it will conduct reviews to determine whether 374 water-dependent species in the Southeast deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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#82459
2011-09-30

Madagascar asks CITES to regulate rosewood and ebony

Following a logging crisis in 2009 where a number of Madagascar's remaining forests were illegally cut, the African nation has turned to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to help regulate 91 species of rosewood and ebony.

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#82440
2011-09-29

Madagascar, Panama ask UN-backed body to regulate trade in hardwood species

28 September 2011 – The secretariat of the United Nations-backed convention governing trade in endangered species said today that Madagascar and Panama have requested that it regulate the import and export of 91 hardwood species in a bid to curb the rising trade in illegally acquired high-qualit ...

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#82444
2011-09-29

Endangered dolphins near extinction

Experts say fishing methods are to blame, with one subspecies in New Zealand down to fewer than 100 mammals

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#82191
2011-09-21

Mexican Gray Wolves To Be Reintroduced Into The Wild In Mexico

While grey wolf populations in the northern US still face persecution -- from delisting from the Endangered Species List that is leading to court battles to a cull that could wipe out half of Wyoming's wolf population -- the Mexican grey wolf may be experiencing a glimmer of hope in the south.

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#82148
2011-09-20

World’s largest banteng population at risk in Cambodia from hunting and rapid habitat loss

Research conducted by WWF and the Cambodian government in the Eastern Plains of Cambodia in the northeast of the country estimates the population of banteng between 2,700-5,700 individuals.

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#82120
2011-09-19

Loggerhead sea turtle protection modified

Federal agencies have changed the designation of loggerhead sea turtles from a single threatened species to nine distinct population segments; five are listed as endangered and four are listed as threatened.

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#82127
2011-09-19

Native New England cottontail rabbits disappearing

The New England cottontail rabbit, in sharp decline for decades throughout the Northeast, is on the verge of disappearing from several states, with the reason somewhat a mystery, wildlife experts say.

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#82042
2011-09-15

Freshwater pearl mussels among IUCN's 'most endangered'

Scottish freshwater pearl mussels join giant pandas and Javan rhinos in a new book listing 365 of the world's "most endangered species".

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#81851
2011-09-09

Endangered horse has ancient origins and high genetic diversity, new study finds

An endangered species of horse -- known as Przewalski's horse -- is much more distantly related to the domestic horse than researchers had previously hypothesized, reports a team of investigators led by Kateryna Makova, a Penn State University associate professor of biology.

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#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.

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#81837
2011-09-08

Saving a species

Conservationists are attending a summit to save a rare bird and a local energy company is lending a financial hand to the Calgary Zoo to help with its endangered species program.

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#81788
2011-09-07

Woodland birds join extinction danger list

Both the woodpecker and the willow tit were widespread 40 years ago, but every year since 1970 their populations have declined so they are now in grave danger.

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#81739
2011-09-06

Stem cells may save rhinos from extinction

The odds aren't great for male northern white rhinos looking for love. Only two females are left on the planet, and imminent extinction does not seem to make rhinos particularly horny: the last time this captive population produced a baby was in 2000. Now, there may be a way to save this and oth ...

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#81741
2011-09-06

First Stem Cells from Endangered Species

Starting with normal skin cells, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have produced the first stem cells from endangered species. Such cells could eventually make it possible to improve reproduction and genetic diversity for some species, possibly saving them from extinction, or to bol ...

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#81614
2011-09-01

Grey wolf hunt is on again

LIFE must be confusing for the grey wolves of Montana and Idaho. Last week those states' annual hunts were declared back on, despite a judge's ruling in 2010 that made them illegal.

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#81637
2011-09-01

Long-lost ladybird species discovered breeding in UK

The rare 13-spot ladybird was found breeding in Devon for the first time in the UK for nearly 60 years

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#81599
2011-08-30

Alaska Files Notice Of Appeal On Polar Bear Listing

The state of Alaska filed notice on Friday that it will appeal a federal judge's ruling upholding the listing of polar bears as a threatened species.

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#81613
2011-08-30

China Struggles to Protect Dwindling Panda Population

Chinese efforts to save the world-famous bear have had little success, but the government is launching an ambitious new plan

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#81571
2011-08-29

Famine threatens Australia's gentle sea cows

Extreme weather has destroyed the dugong's feeding grounds – just the latest menace facing this already endangered species

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#81447
2011-08-23

Call for skates to be listed under Endangered Species Act

ENVIRONMENTAL NGOs, WildEarth Guardians and Friends of Animals have submitted a petition to the United States National Marine Fisheries Service to list four skate species as “threatened” or “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act.

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#81396
2011-08-22

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' by low genetic diversity

One of the world's most endangered cats, the Iberian lynx, may not be doomed by its tiny population size.

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#81335
2011-08-18

UK animals back from the brink of extinction

Habitat protection, hunting controls and captive breeding have led to significant successes for Britain's threatened species

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#81354
2011-08-18

Endangered Animals: Better Looking, Better Protected?

Ah, the loggerhead sea turtle. It may not be the most cuddly creature to hit the beaches of South Carolina, but it certainly boasts a degree of reptilian cuteness. And soon, this species may be one of the few that makes the grand leap from threatened to the Endangered Species List.

News Headlines
#81319
2011-08-17

UN-backed meeting seeks to clamp down on poaching of elephants, rhinos

16 August 2011 – Faced with increased poaching and illegal trade in ivory and horns of elephants and rhinoceroses, 300 government and civil society experts worldwide are seeking to strengthen conservation with new financial mechanisms at a United Nations-backed meeting in Geneva this week.

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#81333
2011-08-17

Mekong River dolphin population on the brink of extinction - WWF

Entanglement in fishing nets and high calf mortality thought to be behind decline in the small numbers of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong

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#81334
2011-08-17

After EU Threat, Sweden Halts Hunting of Endangered Wolves

After a threat of legal action from the European Union, Swedish Environmental Minister Andreas Carlgren says the government has decided to put a halt to its licensed wolf hunts.

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#81253
2011-08-15

Britain urges Asia to act over surging trade in rhinoceros horn

Britain is to ask China, Vietnam and other Asian countries to tell their citizens that rhino horn has no medicinal value, in an attempt to halt a wave of rhino poaching that may drive the endangered animals to extinction.

Meeting
#4770

61st Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 August 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

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#81210
2011-08-11

UK's rarest spider moves house in a plastic bottle

Ladybird spider to be released into new areas by conservationists

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#81142
2011-08-09

Tiger population increases in Sathyamangalam forest

The tiger population in Sathyamangalam forest has increased from 10 to 18 in the past two years, Conservator of Forests, Erode District, has said.

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#81128
2011-08-08

Fish farm breakthrough that could save the bluefin

The prospect of farming the endangered bluefin tuna from eggs to fully mature adults has come a step closer with the first natural mass spawning of the species in captivity.

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#81030
2011-08-03

Move to halt Pacific bird extinctions

Two of the region's leading conservation organisations have made a renewed pledge to stop any more bird species from becoming extinct.

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#80973
2011-08-01

Researchers Map Long-Range Migrations and Habitats of Leatherback Sea Turtles in the Pacific Ocean

Endangered leatherback sea turtles migrate and forage across vast areas of the Pacific Ocean and Indo Pacific seas and require greater international collaboration for their protection, according to a recent study conducted by NOAA Fisheries Service and western Pacific research and conservation s ...

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#80982
2011-08-01

House Strikes Proposed Ban on Endangered Species Listings

The House of Representatives voted down yesterday legislation which, critics say, would have effectively hamstrung endangered species protection in the United States.

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
#80842
2011-07-27

No federal protection for gopher tortoises under Endangered Species Act

Gopher tortoises living east of the Tombigbee River deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act but will not get it because listing the species would cost too much and draw resources away from other threatened animals, federal officials said Tuesday morning.

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#80843
2011-07-27

Environmentalists, government debate wolf in court

Environmentalists went to federal court on Tuesday seeking to restore endangered species safeguards for some 1,200 gray wolves in Montana and Idaho removed from protection by an unprecedented act of Congress.

News Headlines
#80844
2011-07-27

Alabama snail makes comeback from endangered list

A snail in Alabama has become the first in U.S. history to recover from the brink of extinction and is now merely threatened rather than an endangered species.

News Headlines
#80806
2011-07-26

Black-bellied hamster given reprieve by European Court of Justice

Ruling demands that France offer better protection to nocturnal rodent regarded as a pest

News Headlines
#80608
2011-07-19

Scientists open UN-supported conference on endangered species

18 July 2011 – Scientists from around the world gathered in Geneva today for the opening of a meeting of the United Nations-backed international organization aimed at stopping trade in endangered species.

News Headlines
#80609
2011-07-19

Rare gibbon community found in Vietnam

(CNN) -- The largest population of a "critically-endangered" gibbon species has been discovered in Vietnam, according to a leading conservation group.

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#80610
2011-07-19

Conservationists Save Rare Blue Iguana From Extinction

Ten short years ago, Grand Cayman blue iguanas were on the brink of extinction. Human factors, like habitat encroachment and vehicle strikes, had reduced their number to less than two dozen -- but now, thanks, to the tireless efforts of conservation officials, the rare species is making a real c ...

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#80611
2011-07-19

Wild gaur found grazing with cows, believed to have produced crossbreeds

A large gaur grazing near a residential area alongside domestic cows in Ninh Thuan Province offers a unique opportunity for extensive research and better conservation of the endangered species, experts say.

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#80550
2011-07-14

Snow leopards found in Afghanistan

Discovery gives new hope to endangered species whose population had declined by 20 percent over the last 16 years.

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#80527
2011-07-13

Largetooth Sawfish Declared an Endangered Species

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shark Advocates International is applauding the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) decision to list largetooth sawfish (Pristisperotteti) under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA)..

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#80453
2011-07-11

Whooping cranes still flying through oilsands

EDMONTON — Environmentalists are concerned the Alberta government isn't doing enough to protect whooping cranes from oilsands development, as new data shows the iconic endangered species continues to migrate through the increasingly industrialized region.

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