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IUCN Red List Update Includes Endangered Forest Giraffe
2013-11-27 04:43:05

Two rare African creatures – a giraffe-like mammal known as the okapi and an extremely rare bird known as the white-winged flufftail – are on the verge of extinction, according to the latest update to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.

2013-05-20 23:22:35

Endangered Earth Journal.com has posted Part 2 of a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our

2013-05-17 23:17:40

Endangered Earth Journal.com has launched Part 1 of a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save

2013-05-15 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

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.

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.

2012-06-06 23:02:54

Endangered Species blog ‘Endangered Earth Journal.com’ is featuring an interview with Liz Bennett, Vice President for Species

2012-05-23 23:01:02

Endangered species blog 'Endangered Earth Journal.com' is featuring an interview with Gary Frazer, Assistant

Endangered Species On Track To Recovery Success
2012-05-20 06:03:56

Nearly 100 endangered species should be on track to meet federal scientists’ recovery goals, according to a new analysis by a national nonprofit organization that seeks to protect the planet’s biological diversity.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.