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2012-06-14 23:01:39

Endangered tiger blog ℠a Tiger Journal.com´ has posted the second part of its four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative, on saving tigers in the wild. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Endangered tiger blog 'a Tiger Journal.com' has posted the second part of its four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), on saving tigers in the wild....

2012-06-13 10:21:04

FWS Announces Decision to Not List Species under the Endangered Species Act SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) supports the decision announced today by the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) to not list the dunes sagebrush lizard as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The FWS has worked to establish candidate conservation agreements for habitat protections on private lands, to cover 90 percent of the range of the dunes...

2012-06-06 23:02:54

Endangered Species blog ℠Endangered Earth Journal.com´ is featuring an interview with Liz Bennett, Vice President for Species Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), for World Environment Day. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 As part of its ongoing interview series on endangered species, Endangered Earth Journal.com is featuring an interview with Liz Bennett, Vice President for Species Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), for World...

2012-06-05 23:02:05

Endangered Tiger blog 'a Tiger Journal.com' will begin a four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), starting on World Environment Day, June 05, 2012. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Endangered Tiger blog ℠a Tiger Journal.com´ will begin a four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), starting on World Environment Day,...

2012-06-05 02:21:55

INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC) is currently seeking applications for their 2013-2015 10% GiveBack partners. Applications will be received through Aug. 3, 2012 and the new partners will be announced on Oct. 16, 2012. All applicants must be designated tax exempt under the IRS code 501(c)(3). The mission-minded chocolate company has a rigorous process in which 10% GiveBack partners are selected based on their aggressive and clear mission...

2012-05-31 10:22:26

More action needed to fully protect this vulnerable species BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group today applauded the European Union (EU) for its action to protect the porbeagle shark--which is critically endangered in parts of the North Atlantic. The EU has listed the species on Appendix III of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), effectively prohibiting for the first time the trade of porbeagle...

Cases Confirmed Of White-nose Syndrome in Endangered Gray Bats
2012-05-31 03:32:58

White-nose syndrome (WNS) has devastated bat populations throughout eastern North America since its discovery in New York in 2006. This disease, which has advanced into nineteen states and four Canada provinces, has even devastated entire colonies of bats in some regions. Common symptoms include gathering near hibernating dens, and flying about during the cold days of winter. Bats have been found dying and ill on the ground outside of their hibernating areas. Recently, the U.S. Fish and...

2012-05-29 23:02:00

According to the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), tiger experts from all 13 tiger range countries, and from around the world, met in Delhi to determine the success of efforts to double the population of tigers in the wild. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 According to the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), tiger experts from all 13 tiger range countries, and from around the world, met in Delhi in mid-May to determine the success of efforts to double the population of tigers in the wild. Nearly a...

2012-05-29 06:21:30

TORONTO, May 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Earth Rangers and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced a $500,000 donation from HSBC Bank Canada to help bring hands-on, experiential conservation education to school children across the country.  Earth Rangers and the NCC will each receive $250,000 over a five year period, starting in 2012. HSBC Bank Canada's donation will: -- Help Earth Rangers' National Tour reach an additional 250 schools across Canada...

2012-05-24 23:01:40

The Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act S.3208 was introduced today in the U.S. Senate. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 The Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act S.3208 was introduced today in the U.S. Senate. S.3208 would reauthorize legislation requiring the U.S. Postal Service to continue to issue the Save Vanishing Species stamp, a semipostal stamp benefiting the Multinational Species Conservation...


Latest Endangered species Reference Libraries

Javan Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros sondaicus
2014-04-11 12:20:28

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...

Baird’s Tapir, Tapirus bairdii
2012-05-09 08:23:13

Baird’s Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) is native to Central America and northern areas of South America. It is among three species of tapir that is native to Latin America. Baird’s tapir was named after Spencer Fullerton Baird, an American naturalist who observed the creatures in 1843 on a trip to Mexico, even though W. T. White, another American naturalist, made the first documentation of the tapir. Commonly known as danta by people throughout its range, this tapir has been given other...

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2009-01-13 19:58:20

The Bonytail Chub (Gila elegans) is a species of freshwater fish native to certain areas of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Utah in the United States. Bonytail chub prefer backwaters with rocky or muddy bottoms and flowing pools, although they have been reported in swiftly moving water. They are mostly restricted to rocky canyons today, but were historically abundant in the wide downstream sections of rivers. It is the rarest of the endemic big-river fishes of the Colorado River. It...

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2008-05-02 12:51:39

The Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens), is a small bat that lives in caves throughout the southern United States. It usually chooses caves which are located within one mile of a river or reservoir. The range of the endangered gray bat is concentrated in the cave regions of Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama, with occasional colonies and individuals found in adjacent states. The species' present total population is estimated to number over 1,500,000. The gray bat's range overlaps...

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2007-12-27 10:26:59

The Rothschild's Birdwing (Ornithoptera rothschildi), is a large butterfly from the birdwing genus endemic to the Arfak Mountains, Western New Guinea. The Rothschild's Birdwing has the most restricted distribution of all birdwings. Its preferred habitat is flowering meadows in an altitude from 6500 to 8800 feet. The females can reach a wingspan up to 6 inches. The forewings are dark brown to blackish brown with creamy white to grayish spots. The hindwings rimmed with black scales and have...

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