What are the causes of plant extinction in urban communities and cities? In order to find out, researchers compared the extinction rates for plants in rural and urban communities. Results show that Volatile Organic Compounds and poor water quality have driven plants to extinction in the cities.
The Philippine tarsier is among the smallest primates in the world. This endemic animal of the Philippines is already endangered due to human activities. Find out the causes of endangerment of the Philippine tarsier and the conservation efforts directed to this animal.
The Philippine eagle is the world’s largest raptor in terms of length. This endemic Philippine bird is now endangered due to human activities. Find out the causes of endangerment and the conservation efforts directed to this majestic bird by reading this article.
The red wolf is one of the two species of wolf that call the lands of North America home. Sadly, the red wolf has found a place on the endangered species list due to environmental threats. There are many red wolf endangered species recovery projects underway, attempting to increase their population.
Sea otters are among the numerous species of animals that can be found on the endangered species list. Many factors have caused the population of the endangered sea otters to become threatened. With many conservation efforts in place, the sea otter population is slowly increasing.
Florida’s Panther is endangered and faces extinction as a minuscule area of habitat remains for this majestic big cat. Efforts are being made to breed them and reintroduce them to protected land, but you can do your part to help ensure the future of this mighty feline.
Black rhinos have suffered an extremely large decrease in their population over the past 100 years. This has caused the black rhinos to become endangered. There are currently many conservation projects attempting to reestablish black rhino populations.
Did you know that all seven species of sea turtles are endangered or vulnerable for extinction? As the helpless victims of changing oceans and hunters, sea turtles are on the brink of ceasing to exist. Find out how this happened and what you can do to help.