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Legally Caught Marine Turtles Tops 42,000 Each Year
2014-02-21 08:12:57

University of Exeter A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. The research, carried out by Blue Ventures Conservation and staff at the University of Exeter's Centre for Ecology and Conservation, is the first to comprehensively review the number of turtles currently taken within the law and assess how this compares to other global...

Global Efforts Needed To Protect Leatherback Sea Turtles From Industrialized Fishing Zones
2014-02-12 10:55:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of international researchers has found that global efforts are urgently needed to protect leatherback sea turtles as the marine reptiles often swim through heavily-fished areas – making them highly susceptible to getting entangled in fishing nets. In the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the scientists tracked nearly 110 leatherback turtles across the Atlantic and south-west...

2014-02-03 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Roberts has been named CEO of Born Free USA today. The announcement was made by Will Travers, departing CEO of Born Free USA, and Prashant K. Khetan, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Travers will remain on the organization's Board of Directors and remain an active consultant. According to Khetan, "It was a unanimous board decision to name Adam CEO, further enabling his strong leadership and depth of knowledge to benefit...

2014-01-31 23:02:10

Endangered Species website Bagheera.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014, according to website producer and endangered species journalists Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Bagheera.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website's producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Bagheera.com is an educational website, which for over 18 years, has focused...

2014-01-31 23:01:18

The Tiger Channel.com, an endangered tigers website, will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The Tiger Channel.com, an endangered tigers website, will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, The Tiger Channel.com focuses on showing videos that...

2014-01-31 23:01:01

Endangered TV.com, an endangered species video website will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered TV.com, an endangered species video website will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered TV.com highlights videos that promote the...

2014-01-31 23:00:41

Endangered Species website Endangered Earth News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered Species website Endangered Earth News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth News.com focuses on news that impacts...

2014-01-31 23:00:27

Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth.com focuses on issues that impacts endangered...

2014-01-31 23:00:26

Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered tigers website Tigers in Crisis News.com will launch a new website design in February, 2014 according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Tigers in Crisis News.com focuses on news that impacts...

2014-01-31 23:00:24

Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com has launched its Twitter feed @whyextinction according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Endangered species website Endangered Earth.com has launched its Twitter feed @whyextinction according to the website’s producer, endangered species journalist Craig Kasnoff. According to Kasnoff, Endangered Earth.com focuses on issues that impacts endangered species. “The...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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