The European eel is a critically endangered species, and as environmental advocates use World Rivers Day on Sept. 27 as a moment to talk about the importance of protecting those ecosystems ...
Endangered Species: For Kids EPA has information to help children understand and appreciate the importance of endangered species: Endangered species information
The DEEP conducts a variety of management programs to protect and restore Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and plants in Connecticut.
Endangered species are found throughout the world. Endangered means that the animal is nearly extinct. Many different reasons are in place for the extinction of these animals, whether it is to use for their fur, the oil they produce or as a food source.
The endangered Iberian Lynx, the world's most threatened cat species, has a population of somewhere around 400 mature individuals and growing. As low as that number seems, previous surveys have ...
The world’s ninth most endangered species in the world has only around 500 to 600 species left alive to its record. Its population declines by 15-25% a year since 1945. Vaquita is a family of porpoise and lives only in the Gulf of California, specifically, in the stretch of water between Mexico and Baja California.
Endangered species are found throughout the world. Endangered means that the animal is nearly extinct. Many different reasons are in place for the extinction of these animals, whether it is to use for their fur, the oil they produce or as a food source. There are several different types of endangered species.
A species is “endangered” or “threatened” when it is suffers: damage to its habitat; disease or predation of the species; and hazards to the continued life of the species. Factors that threaten creature on Earth include deforestation, water scarcity, erosion, pollution, climate change, overfishing, oil and gas development ...
Background Overview See also: History of the Endangered Species Act The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 provides for the identification, listing, and protection of both threatened and endangered species and their habitats. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the law was designed to prevent the extinction of vulnerable plant and animal species through the development ...
Saola is a critically endangered animal and is no longer very easy to find. The animal was first discovered in 1992 and scientists have only seen this animal about four times since then. The animals are mainly threatened by hunting and continuous destruction of their habitats through human activities. 11. Vaquita