IUCN Red List endangered species (Plantae)
On 29 January 2010, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species identified 2464 endangered species, subspecies and varieties, stocks and sub-populations in the Plantae kingdom.
IUCN Red List endangered species (Plantae) - Wikipedia
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent
A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and 2014 found the population decreased by 144,000 animals.
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Puget Sound Orcas Welcome Sixth Baby Born To Endangered Pods This Year
Conservationists are thrilled. The newborn orca is the sixth baby born to Puget Sound’s three pods since last December, boosting their numbers to 82. Michael Harris, the executive director of the Paci...
Exclusive Video: First "Glowing" Sea Turtle Found
Scientists diving recently near the Solomon Islands made an illuminating discovery: The first biofluorescent reptile ever recorded. The critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle is the first reptile ...
Very Rare Pink Dolphin Spotted Again (And She May Be Pregnant)
- Captain Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charter Service first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin they affectionately call, "Pinky" in 2007 out while fishing on his boat with his company Calcasieu Charter S...
60,000 Antelope Died In Four Days And No One Knows Why
It started in late May when geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope...
It's time to shout stop on this war on the living world
George Monbiot: Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce
Critically Endangered Species Successfully Reproduced Using Frozen Sperm
Black-footed ferrets, a critically endangered species native to North America, have renewed hope for future survival thanks to successful efforts by a coalition of conservationists, including scientis...
Cecil The Lion And Other Endangered Animals Are Projected On To Empire State Building In Stunning New York Light Display
The Empire State Building broadcast images of endangered animals to New Yorkers on Saturday in a video projection said to be the first-of-its-kind. It is not known exactly how many people saw the disp...
This Is Why The Government Just Crushed A Ton Of Ivory In Times Square
Victor Gordon’s illegal trade in elephant ivory was delivered a final, crushing blow Friday. U.S. officials who confiscated hundreds of carved ivory artworks from Gordon’s strange exotic store in down...
All Chimps To Be Protected Under Endangered Species Act In The US
The decision follows a 2013 proposal by US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), to provide a distinction between captive and wild chimpanzees. The ruling will come into effect in September 14. Wild chim...
Evolution Abandoned Giant Pandas After They Switched To A Bamboo Diet
A giant panda may look like a vegetarian on the outside, but it definitely looks like a carnivore on the inside. A genetic analysis of 121 samples of panda poop finds that the community of microbes li...
Endangered Cockatoos Found Crammed Into Plastic Bottles
At least 21 cockatoos have been discovered stuffed into 1,500 ml plastic water bottles at an Indonesian port during an anti-smuggling operation. The cockatoos, which are described as critically endang...
Three Critically Endangered Amur Tiger Cubs Born At Ohio Zoo
Initially the cubs had been monitored by using a remote camera planted in their den. The cubs' mother, 10-year-old Irisa has failed to nurse her cubs, and therefore experts decided to hand raise the b...
Neolitsea daibuensis
Neolitsea daibuensis is a species of plant in the Lauraceae family endemic to Taiwan. It is a small semi-deciduous tree that grows in the broad-leaved forests in southern Taiwan at altitudes of 800–1,...
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
Wercklea grandiflora
Wercklea grandiflora is a species of plant in the Malvaceae family. It is endemic to Panama. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Lysipomia aretioides
Lysipomia aretioides is a species of plant in the Campanulaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and subtropical or tropical ...
Phlox hirsuta
Yreka phlox (Phlox hirsuta, also known as hairy phlox) is a species of phlox. It is a small flowering plant that grows in the serpentine soils of Siskiyou County, California and is the official city f...
Phlox hirsuta - Wikipedia
Magnolia minor
Magnolia minor is a species of plant in the Magnoliaceae family. It is endemic to Cuba. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Maytenus cymosa
Maytenus cymosa (also called Caribbean Mayten) is a species of plant in the Celastraceae family. It is found in Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Maytenus cymosa - Wikipedia
Gamochaeta antarctica
Gamochaeta antarctica, the Antarctic Cudweed, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is found only in Falkland Islands, where its natural habitat is temperate dwarf shrub heath.<...
Youngia nilgiriensis
Youngia nilgiriensis is an endangered perennial herb. It is endemic to the Sispara area of the Kundah range of the Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, South India characterised by vast stretches of grasslands ...
Mozartia manacalensis
Mozartia manacalensis is a species of plant in the Myrtaceae family. It is endemic to Cuba.