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Most Irreplaceable Habitats
2013-11-15 14:49:06

A team of international scientists has identified the world’s protected areas that are the most important to stopping animal extinctions in a new report published by the journal Science.

Black Rhino Extinct
2013-11-08 10:27:20

The western black rhino is now officially extinct, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Climate Change Redefines Endangered Species
2013-06-24 12:17:08

The forces of climate change are redefining what it means for a species to be endangered, according to a new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

2013-05-24 23:32:37

a Tiger Journal.com continues its three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, publishing Part

2013-05-24 23:32:34

Endangered Earth Journal.com has published Part 3 of a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save

2013-05-20 23:22:38

a Tiger Journal.com continues its three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, posting Part

2013-05-15 23:27:33

Endangered Earth Journal.com will feature a three-part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, starting

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.

sandpiper
2012-09-11 14:01:10

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


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.