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#78177
2011-04-07

The SAFE way to save a tiger

Maths may come to the rescue of the world's endangered species such as the tiger and rhino, say researchers who have come up with a formula to better rank animals and plants most at risk.

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#78178
2011-04-07

This pygmy hogs the limelight

Assam is home to the world's smallest and rarest wild suid (pigs), the Pygmy Hog (Porcula salvania). Bullet-shaped, standing just 25 cm tall, they were once widely found in the wet grasslands of the Himalayan foothills stretching from Uttar Pradesh to Assam, through Nepal terai and Bengal duars.

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#78064
2011-04-04

Rare turtle’s habitat discovered in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

A group of scientists have discovered that Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands is the habitat of an endangered turtle species, Saigon Tiep Thi reported Monday.

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#78079
2011-04-04

India to enlist endangered animal, plant species in Red list

In a bid to strengthen its efforts at conservation of endangered plant and animal species, India has decided to initiate the Red listing process on regular basis.

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#78049
2011-04-01

How to save the last tigers on Earth

Endangered tigers are back in the spotlight at an international conference in India this week, where representatives from all 13 Asian countries where tigers still roam have gathered to work out the practicalities of saving a species from extinction.

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#78054
2011-04-01

UN-backed meeting concludes with call for stronger measures to protect gorillas

31 March 2011 – A United Nations-backed meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, has concluded with a call for better enforcement of laws to protect endangered gorillas in 10 African countries.

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#78006
2011-03-31

DENR, villagers in Kiamba join hands in protecting endangered sea turtles

KORONADAL CITY, March 31 (PIA) -- Efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the local government on biodiversity conservation are slowly paying off.

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#77974
2011-03-30

The failing fight to save India’s tigers

Fateh Singh Rathore’s body lay on ice in the great room of his house at the edge of this park on the day he died a few weeks back, and streams of people poured in to pay emotional respects to a father figure, one of the giants of India’s conservation movement.

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#77902
2011-03-28

Endangered Tiger Makes Resurgence in India

The endangered tiger is making resurgence in India. A recent census indicates the number of tigers has risen in the South Asian nation, which is home to half the world's population of the big cats.

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#77906
2011-03-28

Local forest turtle getting extinct

MANILA, Philippines -- No wonder Pong Pagong is rarely seen these days.

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#77907
2011-03-28

India cheers rising tiger numbers amid habitat concerns

(Reuters Life!) - The number of Indian tigers living in the wild rose to 1,706 at the latest count, giving a boost to conservation efforts for the endangered species in the country with the world's largest population of the big cats.

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#77863
2011-03-25

Expedition granted?: hoping to save nearly-extinct seals through National Geographic contest

Dashiell Masland, known as 'Dash', has always been in love with the sea and its inhabitants. Now, she is hoping to take that passion to the Hawaiian Islands to save one of the world's most threatened marine mammals: the Hawaiian monk seals (Monachus schauinslandi).

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#77871
2011-03-25

South Africa: SA's endangered plants well protected: minister

Cape Town - The Department of Environmental Affairs has given the assurance that concrete measures are being put in place to protect the country's rare indigenous plant species from extinction.

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#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.

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#77767
2011-03-23

Extinction threat for 45 Australian species

SYDNEY -- A new study says up to 45 rare and endangered animal species could become extinct within 20 years if more is not done to control feral animals and other threats in a northern Australian region.

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#77768
2011-03-23

Endangered Species: Egypt's vultures

Less than a century ago, it was common to see vultures flying over Cairo and nesting in some of the city’s buildings. Today, the vulture population in Egypt is drastically declining due to various threats.

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#77770
2011-03-23

The danger of orangutan extinction

The orangutan — or “man of the forest” in Malay — is Asia’s only great ape. It ranks among the world’s most endangered species, confined mostly to the forests of Sumatra and Borneo.

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#77732
2011-03-22

YouTube sensation fuelling trade in an endangered species

They are the adorable, furry little creatures with the big round eyes who almost purr in delight as they are tickled into a stupor. They are also an endangered species whose stardom on YouTube is fuelling a trade built on cruelty and abuse.

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#77659
2011-03-21

Saving the missing Iberian lynx

Ten years ago, there were barely 100 Iberian lynx left. But an innovative Spanish conservation programme is rescuing them from the edge of extinction

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#77607
2011-03-18

Scientist: Moving species could save them

YORK, England, March 17 (UPI) -- A radical program of "assisted colonization" could save species endangered by climate change, a U.K. researcher says, proposing Britain as one destination.

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#77586
2011-03-17

Weekly Climate Science Roundup

Nearly every week it seems there are new papers on how ecosystems are responding to climate change, as well as how climate change is affecting species extinction rates. Last week was no different: one paper shows shifting biomes in Alaska, and another compares modern rates of extinction to the “ ...

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#77590
2011-03-17

‘Critical habitat’ of 11,000 acres proposed for rare leopard frog

Washington - The rare and threatened Chiricahua leopard frog of the southwestern US received an added gift this week in its fight against extinction, a proposed designation of more than 11,000 acres of critical habitat situated in Arizona and New Mexico.

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#77518
2011-03-15

With so many species being endangered, which one should I help?

I’d like to “adopt” an endangered species for my daughter’s birthday. She’d probably prefer a bear, either polar or panda, since they make the cutest plush toys. But which animal should I sponsor to make the greatest impact?

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#77510
2011-03-14

La medicina china amenaza la supervivencia de los caballitos de mar

La medicina china, la sobrepesca, la degradación de su hábitat, la artesanía turística y su captura para los acuarios son las principales causas que amenazan la supervivencia del caballito de mar (Hippocampus).

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#77477
2011-03-11

Habitat loss and poaching threats to hyena

Poaching, the loss of habitat and the loss of food sources, are some of the major challenges Namibia’s brown hyenas are faced with. In 2004, the number of brown hyenas in the country was estimated to be between 800 and 1200.

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#77344
2011-03-07

Critically endangered monk seal pup rescued

Conservationists have rescued a two-month-old Mediterranean monk seal.

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#77214
2011-02-28

Amur tigers in population crisis

The effective population of the critically endangered Amur tiger is now fewer than 14 animals, say scientists.

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#77216
2011-02-28

Video: Javan rhino calves spur recovery hopes

Baby Javan rhinos captured on a camera-trap image has conservation scientists hopeful for the recovery of the endangered species.

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#77199
2011-02-25

Nepal braces to save endangered global vulture population

Since 1990, the vulture population across the region, including Nepal, has declined 97 percent, the major reason being use of the anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac

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#77204
2011-02-25

Turtles in trouble: New report identifies the 25 most endangered turtle species

Asian appetites are rapidly driving the world's tortoises and freshwater turtles toward extinction, and some species might only be savable through costly and labor-intensive conservation efforts, according to both a new report and speakers at a workshop about conserving Asian turtles

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#77112
2011-02-23

Top 25 Most Endangered Turtles Named

The world's 25 most endangered turtle species, some of which have populations numbering less than five individuals, have just been named in a report issued this week by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Turtle Conservation Coalition.

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#77079
2011-02-22

Does Killing Sheep Save Endangered Birds?

You may not have ever heard of the palila bird. It's been on the Endangered Species List since 1967, but you're not likely to find on in your local zoo, and the wildlife documentarians seem to have left it off their lists.

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#77066
2011-02-21

Bangladesh tiger freed into wilderness near Sundarbans

A tiger which strayed into villages near the Sundarbans mangroves of Bangladesh has been successfully released into the wild, officials say.

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#76923
2011-02-14

Freshwater pearl mussels breeding in Northumberland

Efforts to get "fussy" pearl mussels to breed have paid off.

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#76929
2011-02-14

Whooping cranes head back to Louisiana

Conservationists hope fourth attempt to reintroduce endangered bird to the wild will be a success.

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#76828
2011-02-09

Endangered cranes to be reintroduced in Louisiana

(Reuters) - Ten whooping cranes, the most endangered species of crane in the world, will be reintroduced in a Louisiana conservation area more than 60 years after the birds' numbers dwindled to near zero, the U.S. Interior Department said on Tuesday.

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#76808
2011-02-08

Endangered species: Cull to be kind?

When breeding programs are successful, endangered species are saved from extinction. But if too many animals are born, zoos have to take drastic steps

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#76794
2011-02-07

Cebu Flowerpecker is world's icon for biodiversity

Scientists thought this colorful local songbird was extinct, so when birdwatchers spotted the Cebu Flowerpecker again in 1992 in a mountain

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#76682
2011-02-02

Princes admits to using endangered tuna in its products

The food giant is the only company in the UK to sell bigeye tuna despite its boasts of being environmentally friendly

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#76652
2011-02-01

Year of the Tiger ends with roadmap to save species

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The Year of the Tiger in the Chinese lunar calendar comes to an end on Wednesday having yielded big results for its namesake – an unprecedented swell of public and government support to save tigers in the wild, including a historic global recovery programme.

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#76601
2011-01-28

Philippine crocodiles released to fight extinction

Nineteen of the world's most critically endangered crocodiles were released Thursday into the wild in the Philippines as part of efforts to save the species from extinction, conservationists said.

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#76523
2011-01-27

Endangered crocodiles released to fight extinction

MANILA — Nineteen of the world's most critically endangered crocodiles were released Thursday into the wild in the Philippines as part of efforts to save the species from extinction, conservationists said.

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#76485
2011-01-24

Rare Sunda clouded leopard has two distinct types

KUALA LUMPUR — Tests have proven a long-held belief that Borneo's rare Sunda clouded leopard is really a different subspecies from its Indonesian relative, according to researchers.

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#76466
2011-01-21

China, U.S. sign new cooperative research agreement on giant pandas

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Officials from China and the United States on Thursday signed a new agreement to support panda breeding, research and conservation efforts by the two countries, an exciting news for numerous American fans of the cute animals.

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#76467
2011-01-21

New hope for rare lemurs in Madagascar

A survey of a remote forest area in Madagascar turned up seven new groups of silky sifaka, a critically endangered lemur threatened by habitat destruction.

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#76416
2011-01-19

Has an infectious cancer doomed Tasmanian devils to extinction?

Are Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) doomed to extinction in the wild?

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#76387
2011-01-18

Polar bears prompt another federal lawsuit

The Center for Biological Diversity has notified the federal government it will go to court -- again -- to protect polar bears from any harm that might come from offshore oil drilling in the Arctic.

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#76390
2011-01-18

La migration des tortues luths dans l'Atlantique Sud

Le trajet de cet animal emblématique a été suivi pour la première fois par des balises.

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#76356
2011-01-17

Evolutionary quirk may help save endangered Alberta trees

EDMONTON -- Local scientists have found an evolutionary quirk that may help repopulate Alberta’s mountainous five-needle pines: their ability to outsmart squirrels.

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#76364
2011-01-17

Fishermen rebut claims that bluefin is endangered

Atlantic bluefin tuna, on a decline earlier in the 2000s, were more plentiful in 2010 than in any other year in memory, local fishermen say. So why, they ask, is the federal government still taking seriously a petition to add the bluefin to the endangered species list?

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