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State of the Birds
The State of the Birds report reveals troubling declines of bird populations during the past 40 years—a warning signal of the failing health of our ecosystems.
Some of these animals will be extinct in less than 100 years
Endangered Oceans: Scrpps 2004
Although oceans cover 70% of our planet, their organisms and ecosystems are far less well known than those on land.
Effects of land use on threatened species
There is widespread agreement that biodiversity loss must be reduced, yet to alleviate threats to plant and animal species, the forces driving these losses need to be better understood.
Ice seals might be endangered species
The U.S. government has agreed to study Alaska's ice seals for possible listing under the Endangered Species Act.
Saving endangered and threatened species
The best way to save a species is to preserve a genetically viable population in an ecosystem that can support it.
This article discusses research to determine why such insect-eating birds as nighthawks, nightjars, kingbirds, and pewees are disappearing from some of the skies of North America.
Nations near arctic declare polar bears threatened by climate change
Five countries that created a treaty nearly four decades ago to protect polar bears through limits on hunting issued a joint statement identifying climate change as ''the most important long-term threat'' to the bears.