IUCN Red List
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), founded in 1964, is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological...
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For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent
A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and 2014 found the population decreased by 144,000 animals.
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Puget Sound Orcas Welcome Sixth Baby Born To Endangered Pods This Year
Conservationists are thrilled. The newborn orca is the sixth baby born to Puget Sound’s three pods since last December, boosting their numbers to 82. Michael Harris, the executive director of the Paci...
Exclusive Video: First "Glowing" Sea Turtle Found
Scientists diving recently near the Solomon Islands made an illuminating discovery: The first biofluorescent reptile ever recorded. The critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle is the first reptile ...
Very Rare Pink Dolphin Spotted Again (And She May Be Pregnant)
- Captain Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charter Service first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin they affectionately call, "Pinky" in 2007 out while fishing on his boat with his company Calcasieu Charter S...
60,000 Antelope Died In Four Days And No One Knows Why
It started in late May when geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope...
It's time to shout stop on this war on the living world
George Monbiot: Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce
Critically Endangered Species Successfully Reproduced Using Frozen Sperm
Black-footed ferrets, a critically endangered species native to North America, have renewed hope for future survival thanks to successful efforts by a coalition of conservationists, including scientis...
Cecil The Lion And Other Endangered Animals Are Projected On To Empire State Building In Stunning New York Light Display
The Empire State Building broadcast images of endangered animals to New Yorkers on Saturday in a video projection said to be the first-of-its-kind. It is not known exactly how many people saw the disp...
This Is Why The Government Just Crushed A Ton Of Ivory In Times Square
Victor Gordon’s illegal trade in elephant ivory was delivered a final, crushing blow Friday. U.S. officials who confiscated hundreds of carved ivory artworks from Gordon’s strange exotic store in down...
All Chimps To Be Protected Under Endangered Species Act In The US
The decision follows a 2013 proposal by US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), to provide a distinction between captive and wild chimpanzees. The ruling will come into effect in September 14. Wild chim...
Evolution Abandoned Giant Pandas After They Switched To A Bamboo Diet
A giant panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples of panda poop finds that the community of microbes li...
Endangered Cockatoos Found Crammed Into Plastic Bottles
At least 21 cockatoos have been discovered stuffed into 1,500 ml plastic water bottles at an Indonesian port during an anti-smuggling operation. The cockatoos, which are described as critically endang...
Three Critically Endangered Amur Tiger Cubs Born At Ohio Zoo
Initially the cubs had been monitored by using a remote camera planted in their den. The cubs' mother, 10-year-old Irisa has failed to nurse her cubs, and therefore experts decided to hand raise the b...
Bridle Shiner
The bridle shiner (Notropis bifrenatus) is a member of the minnow family (Cyprinidae). This species has been identified as being of Special Concern by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildli...
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Agathosma gonaquensis
Agathosma gonaquensis (the Gonaqua Buchu) is a species of plant in the family Rutaceae. Its habitat is restricted to a tiny area of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. According to the South African Natio...
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For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
Channel darter
The channel darter (Percina copelandi) is a species of fish in the perch family, Percidae, and the subfamily Etheostomatinae. This species is listed as threatened by the Canadian Species at Risk Act (...
Chamaeleo rudis
The rough chameleon, Trioceros rudis, also known as the Rudis chameleon, is a chameleon from western Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and eastern DR Congo. Contrary to common belief, this species does not inh...
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Lists of IUCN Red List vulnerable species
On 30 January 2010, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species identified 9694 (4618 Animalia, 5075 Plantae, 1 Protista) Vulnerable species, subspecies and varieties, stocks and sub-populations.For IUCN ...
Psidium rufum
Psidium rufum is commonly known as the purple guava or araçá-roxo. It is endemic to Brazil and bears an edible fruit. Psidium rufum var. widgrenianum is listed on the IUCN Red List vulnerable species ...
Reintroduction
Reintroduction of a species is the deliberate release of a species into the wild, from captivity or relocated from other areas where the species survives. A species that needs reintroduction is usuall...
Near Threatened
A near-threatened species is a species which has been categorised as "Near Threatened" (NT) by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as that may be considered threatened with extinction i...
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