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#87006
2012-04-02

Guizhou golden monkey's population doubled in last three decades

GUIYANG, April 2 (Xinhua) -- The number of the endangered Guizhou golden monkeys has doubled over the past three decades, according to a protection bureau official in southwest China's Guizhou Province who spoke to Xinhua on Monday.

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#86953
2012-03-29

How to Save Europe's Most Threatened Butterflies

ScienceDaily (Mar. 28, 2012) — New guidelines on how to save some of Europe's most threatened butterfly species have been published by a team of scientists co-ordinated by Butterfly Conservation Europe.

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#86960
2012-03-29

Rare Sumatran orangutans dying as fires rage in Indonesian swamp forest

A third of the population of 200 might already be dead – with the remainder in severe danger, say conservationists

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#86935
2012-03-28

Orangutans in Indonesia's Aceh forest may die out in weeks

(Reuters) - Forest fires and land clearing by palm oil firms could kill off within weeks about 200 orangutans in a forest in western Indonesia, an environmental group said on Wednesday.

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#86886
2012-03-27

NZ dolphin survival boosted by Marine Protected Area

Hector's dolphins living off the coast of Christchurch, New Zealand have benefitted from the area's special designation, say scientists.

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#86899
2012-03-27

How to save Europe's most threatened butterflies

The report entitled "Dos and don'ts for butterflies of the Habitats Directive of the European Union" was published in the form of an "Applied Conservation" paper in the newly launched open-access journal Nature Conservation (press release on the journal launch).

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#86818
2012-03-23

World's smallest dolphin: only 55 left, but continue to drown in nets

The world's smallest dolphin is also the closest to extinction. New Zealand government figures show that Maui's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) are down to just 55 mature individuals, falling from 111 in 2005.

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#86711
2012-03-19

Seabird species face extinction as invaders storm empire's last outcrops

RSPB warns Foreign Office of threat to wildlife without tenfold increase in spending

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#86679
2012-03-16

Bonsai tree trade closing net on near-extinct Vietnamese monkey

One of world's rarest primates, the white-headed langur, numbers around 70 as increasing deforestation uproots habitat

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#86639
2012-03-15

Global flower trade threatens rare palm

Demand for leaves from an endangered palm, found in Central and South America, is threatening the species' long term survival, a study warns.

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#86617
2012-03-14

Endangered Australian Cockatoo Loses One Third of Population in Just 1 Year

It’s been a rough year for Western Australia’s iconic but endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus latirostris), which are endemic to the state and live nowhere else in the world.

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#86579
2012-03-13

Without data, fate of great apes unknown

Our closest nonhuman relatives, the great apes, are in mortal danger. Every one of the six great ape species is endangered, and without more effective conservation measures, they may be extinct in the wild within a human generation.

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#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.

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#86606
2012-03-13

Feds, Conservationists Clash Over Endangered Species Act Definition

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal to define a five-word phrase in the Endangered Species Act has conservation groups and scientists up in arms.

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#86458
2012-03-08

Tree planting saving Peruvian bird species

LIMA, March 7 (UPI) -- A tree-planting campaign in Peru may have avoided the extinction of a number of endangered bird species in and around two nature reserves, conservationists say.

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#86461
2012-03-08

Genetic Survey of Endangered Antarctic Blue Whales Shows Surprising Diversity

ScienceDaily (Mar. 7, 2012) — More than 99 percent of Antarctic blue whales were killed by commercial whalers during the 20th century, but the first circumpolar genetic study of these critically endangered whales has found a surprisingly high level of diversity among the surviving population of ...

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#86396
2012-03-06

Project to protect rare Burmese monkey gets new funding

A conservation project to help protect the rare Burmese snub-nosed monkey is one of 33 to get a share of UK Government funding.

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#86348
2012-03-02

At Least 356 Indian Leopards Killed in 2011, Half by Poachers

India’s leopards are dying at a rate of at least one per day, according to a report released this week by the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI).

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#86080
2012-02-23

Study: Habitat 'clusters' could save birds

ITHACA, N.Y., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say providing a close network of suitable habitats can improve the long-term survival of an endangered Florida bird species.

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#86034
2012-02-22

Fungus hits endangered snakes in Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say a rare fungus not normally found in the wild is killing endangered rattlesnakes in southern Illinois.

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#86037
2012-02-22

Extinction Looms for Rare Frog Species, Now Down to One Individual

And then there was one. The last known Rabb’s fringe-limbed tree frog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum) now lives by himself at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia after the zoo euthanized the only other member of its species.

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#86070
2012-02-22

Twelve Percent of Marine Species in Tropical Eastern Pacific Threatened

Twelve percent of marine species surveyed in the Gulf of California, the coasts of Panama and Costa Rica and the five offshore oceanic islands and archipelagos in the tropical eastern Pacific are threatened with extinction, according to a study by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Na ...

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#85855
2012-02-16

Researchers fight time to save 'secretive' alpine frog

FIFTEEN tadpoles hatched since Christmas might not sound exciting. But for those who know about the plight of the Baw Baw frog, it is a big deal.

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#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.

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#85839
2012-02-15

Crime chiefs agree to get tough on illegal tiger trade

Crime chiefs from countries with populations of wild tigers have agreed to work together in order to combat the illegal trade in the big cats.

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#85789
2012-02-14

Tiger countries to tighten controls

Poachers and economic growth are endangering the tiger's livelihood. In Bangkok, police and customs authorities from countries home to wild tigers have agreed to tighten controls to curb the trade in tiger parts.

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#85793
2012-02-14

Crime chiefs agree to get tough on illegal tiger trade

Crime chiefs from countries with populations of wild tigers have agreed to work together in order to combat the illegal trade in the big cats.

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#85730
2012-02-13

Endangered butterfly making a comeback

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- An endangered species of butterfly has been showing signs of a comeback in the Dunes Habitat Preserve at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.

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#85687
2012-02-10

Artificial Beaks Helping to Save Hornbills from Extinction in India

For centuries the tribal Nyishi people in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh have worn the magnificent beaks of hornbill birds as a part of their traditional headgear, called pudum, which are considered a sign of manhood and tribal identity.

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#85659
2012-02-09

Critically Endangered Cross River Gorillas May Have More Room to Grow

With a population numbering fewer than 300 individuals, Cross River gorillas (Gorilla gorilla diehli) are the rarest and most endangered of the world’s four gorilla subspecies.

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#85558
2012-02-07

Crossed Fingers for a Threatened Butterfly

If you stand with your back to the sun and inspect the place on the ground where your shadow is cast, you might spot the tiny larvae of the threatened Bay checkerspot butterfly.

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#85562
2012-02-07

Turtles tracked to feeding 'hot spots'

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Satellite tracking of threatened loggerhead sea turtles has revealed two previously unknown feeding "hot spots" in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. researchers say.

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#85578
2012-02-07

Nepal's vulture "restaurants" for endangered birds

(Reuters) - In the village of Pithauli, surrounded by ripening mustard fields, a woman hauls a cow carcass on a trolley, drops it in an open field, then runs and hides in a nearby hut as dozens of vultures swoop down.

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#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.

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#85584
2012-02-07

Pregnancy of rare rhino being monitored

JAKARTA, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Wildlife scientists say they are carefully monitoring the pregnancy of a Sumatran Rhino, one of the world's most endangered species, at an Indonesian sanctuary.

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#85542
2012-02-06

Aussie icons now species in danger

We are sentimental but no Australian brand is going to survive simply because it is Australian.

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#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.

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#85443
2012-02-01

China streams live panda video to foster conservation

China began Wednesday streaming live video footage of its pandas around the world via webcam in an attempt to boost awareness of conservation efforts for its beloved but endangered animal ambassadors.

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#85446
2012-02-01

Satellite study reveals critical habitat and corridors for world's rarest gorilla

The Cross River gorilla, the most endangered great ape in Africa, is seen here in Cameroon's Limbe Wildlife Center. Images of wild Cross River gorillas are rare, due to the rugged terrain in which they exist and the great ape's elusive behavior. Credit: Nicky Lankester

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#85449
2012-02-01

Officials call for wildlife protection

DA NANG — Authorities at central Da Nang City's Ba Na Nature Reserve have been urged to build more zoos and aviaries to ensure better protection for endangered species in the area.

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#85413
2012-01-31

Rhino debate charges ahead

An intense debate is under way about whether the ban on rhino horn trade should be lifted as a way of tackling poaching.

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#85386
2012-01-30

Near-Extinct Monkeys Found in Colombian Park

A new population of one of the world's rarest primates—the brown spider monkey (Ateles hybridus)—has been found in Colombia's Selva de Florencia National Park, conservationists announced this week.

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#85345
2012-01-27

New biodiversity map of the Andes shows species in dire need of protection

The Andes-Amazon basin of Peru and Bolivia is one of the most biologically rich and rapidly changing areas of the world. A new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology has used information collected over the last 100 years by explorers and from satellite images which r ...

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#85325
2012-01-26

Poaching for meat poses new extinction risk to Thai elephants

Thailand's revered national symbol is being poached not just for its tusks, but now for its meat

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#85216
2012-01-23

Plan to track endangered whales may harm them, expert says

Approval has been given for a controversial plan to satellite tag an endangered species of killer whale that plies the waters off the Pacific Coast.

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#85218
2012-01-23

Stem cells could save snow leopards

The survival of the endangered snow leopard is looking promising thanks to Monash University scientists who have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the tissue of an adult leopard.

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#85107
2012-01-17

Captive rhino romance may be last hope for species

(Reuters) - Puntung is a Sumatran rhino, one of roughly two hundred left in the world.

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#84976
2012-01-10

China to release six giant pandas into wild

The project is of the most ambitious attempts to replenish the endangered population with captive-bred animals

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#84952
2012-01-09

Irrawaddy dolphins sighted

KIEN GIANG — A school of about 20 Irrawaddy dolphins has been sighted around the Ba Lua Archipelago in the protected Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve.

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#84803
2011-12-28

Most of India's amphibians may go extinct: Biologist

NEW DELHI: To discover a new species is a huge honour for a biologist. By that yardstick, the achievements of Dr Sathyabhama Das Biju, an amphibian biologist at Delhi University, are staggering. He has discovered 42 species and is in the process of describing another 28, six new genera and one f ...

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