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Before we overhaul the Endangered Species Act, we should better understand what it means to deliberately allow a species to go extinct.
Canada is alone among the world’s countries in issuing a blanket rejection of all proposed changes to an international convention on the trade in endangered species that would better protect animals and plants threatened with extinction.
Large numbers of rhinos once roamed parts of Nepal, but poachers and a civil war decimated the population. Now the country is working to protect existing rhinos while trying to grow the population.
Humans isolate the rare cats with roads and fences—which can be as devastating as hunting them outright
An ambitious effort to save a diminutive porpoise called the vaquita has received the official clearance to move forward.
Best known for its viral self-portrait, the crested black macaque is also a part of the local indigenous community's diet.
China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S.
China plans to build a Giant Panda National Park spanning three provinces to help the endangered animals mingle and enrich their gene pool. Pandas isolated on six mountains in Gansu, Shaanxi and Sichuan will be able to come together in the proposed national park.
Sea cows have been taken off the U.S. Interior Department’s list of endangered species. The species has now been officially reclassified as threatened. The move has been condemned by conservationists who say it weakens protections for the giant marine mammal.
Efforts to save some of England’s rarest species, including the shrill carder bee and the chequered skipper butterfly, from extinction are being backed by £4.6m in lottery funding.
Computer dating for animals? Finding the right matchup - using DNA rather than personality questionnaires - could help select the best partnerships for captive breeding programs.
Endangered herds of wild horses gallop across open fields, moose stalk through dense woodland and hares skitter between thickets of shrubs.This could easily be one of the world's most pristine nature reserves, but in fact this is the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, the sight of the world's wors ...
Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species feared wiped out by poaching.
Birds benefit from flocking together -- even when they're not of a feather. According to a new study, China's endangered crested ibises benefit from joining forces with other, more visually-oriented bird species while searching for food.
After many delays, the bumblebee has finally become the first in the continental US to be listed as endangered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Environment Ministry has revealed its red list of threatened marine species for the first time, designating 56 as endangered species, including the sand tiger shark.
More than 700 of the 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii are believed to be inching toward extinction due to increased pesticide use leading to habitat loss, a scientific study showed on Wednesday.
The Pearl River Estuary Chinese dolphin population is declining at about 2.5 percent per year and is fast approaching its minimum viability threshold.
Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Japanese consumption habits are detrimental to more than 790 endangered and rare species of plants and animals, according to a university economist.
With only 30 animals left, the vaquita is the world’s most endangered cetacean and one of the most endangered mammals.