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2013-04-16 14:10:25

A new study on extinction risk based on extensive data from 7 taxonomic groups and 22 European countries has shown that proportions of plant and animal species being classified as threatened on national Red Lists are more closely related to socio-economic pressure levels from the beginning than from the end of the 20th century.

2013-04-09 23:04:28

Informative new platform, thebluecarboninitiative.org, will create awareness about organization’s work around global climate change. New York, NY (PRWEB) April

World Reptile Populations Critically Threatened Says New Report
2013-02-15 14:49:21

A new report warns that not only are a large number of reptile species in danger of becoming extinct, there is also a severe lack of data on the conservation status of many reptiles around the world.

Fossil Record Helps Determine Extermination Risk In Marine Animals
2012-10-24 10:27:12

Conservationists have warned for years that rare species have the highest risk of becoming endangered or extinct, but the word “rare” could have several different meanings with respect to the distribution of particular species.

2012-10-01 10:17:38

The IUCN World Conservation Congress has adopted a motion sponsored by the Wildlife Conservation Society and partners to create a Green List to assess conservation success.

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2012-09-11 14:01:10

Are the important causes of biodiversity and conservation devolving into more and more of a popularity contest?

Extinction Risk For Many Invertebrates
2012-09-01 07:33:40

Twenty percent of the invertebrate species across the globe -- spineless creatures ranging from earthworms to bees to butterflies to lobsters and beyond -- are facing the possible risk of extinction unless more is done to protect them.

2012-07-03 23:02:25

Sangha Trinational - shared between Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo; Lakes of Ounianga in Chad and Chengjiang fossil site in China have been inscribed on the World

Mass Extinction Of Species Could Prove Harmful To Humans
2012-06-20 11:29:42

Plants and animals, both wild and domestic, are inextricably linked and any mass extinction of species would be catastrophic for life around the world, including humans.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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