Latest International Union for Conservation of Nature Stories
The Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Tuesday that the Sumatran elephant could be extinct in the wild in the next 30 years.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature said on Thursday that the Western Black Rhino of Africa has been declared officially extinct.
Scientists set out on an expedition to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean on Monday from Cape Town, exploring areas where the deepest sea creatures lie.
Big cats such as lions, tigers, leopards, and cheetahs could be facing extinction within the next two decades.
A global study by an international team including professor John Graves of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has found that several species of tunas and billfishes are threatened and in need of further protection.
For more than 40 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has published the Red List of Threatened Species describing the conservation status of various species of animals.
An international team of scientists have used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks and copper sharks living in different coastal regions across the globe are in fact separate populations of each species.
More than 40 species of fish that are native to the Mediterranean Seas are threatened with extinction in the next few years.
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