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Monarch butterflies are threatened with extinction. By us.

While climate change is the biggest factor affecting the monarch population, we should stop spraying the pesticides that kill the milkweeds that the butterflies gorge…

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Monarch butterfly classified as endangered species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added the migratory monarch butterfly to the IUCN Red List as an endangered species. The IUCN…

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In ‘Extinct and Endangered,’ Photographer Levon Biss Magnifies the Potential Loss of Insects Around the Globe

Madeira brimstone. All images © Levon Biss, courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, shared with permission Despite existing on separate continents thousands of…

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Appetite for frogs’ legs in France and Belgium ‘driving species to extinction’

Conservationists say exploitation of amphibians leading to depletion of native species abroad A voracious appetite for frogs’ legs among the French and Belgians is driving…

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Wildflower believed to be extinct for 40 years spotted in Ecuador

Gasteranthus extinctus had been presumed extinct after extensive deforestation A South American wildflower long believed to be extinct has been rediscovered. Gasteranthus extinctus was found…

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Back from the dead? Elusive ivory-billed woodpecker not extinct, researchers say

An expedition to the forests of Louisiana say extinction of bird, last definitively seen in 1944, has been exaggerated In terms of elusiveness, it is…

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The tiny vaquita porpoise now numbers less than 10. Can they be saved?

The rare marine mammal is facing an existential threat from fishing nets. Scientists hope they can be saved, but time is running out The vaquita,…

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Koalas Are Officially Endangered

Koalas are in trouble. The Australian government said Friday that koalas are now an endangered species in two states, due in large part to devastating…

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The Tragically Human End of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

At the end of September, an ornithological bombshell 54 years in the making finally dropped: The ivory-billed woodpecker, a symbol of southern biodiversity and the…

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Nearly half of Britain’s biodiversity has gone since industrial revolution

Study shows UK has lost more biodiversity than any G7 country, and is in worst global 10% Almost half of Britain’s natural biodiversity has disappeared…

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Ivory-billed woodpecker, more than 20 other species declared extinct by U.S. government

Climate change, habitat loss and other human-related factors contributed to the extinction of the 23 species, according to wildlife officials. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/ivory-billed-woodpecker-more-20-other-species-declared-extinct-u-n1280314 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Komodo Dragons Are Lurching Toward Extinction

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has updated the status of the Komodo dragon to endangered, a worrying development for the world’s largest…

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Vast majority of Emperor penguins in jeopardy within next 80 years: study

By 2100, almost the entire Emperor penguin population could die out due to rapidly melting ice, suggests rese… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/566236-vast-majority-of-emperor-penguins-in-jeopardy-within-next-80-years-study Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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This Butterfly May Have Been the First Insect Driven Extinct by U.S. Urbanization

Scientists say they’ve confirmed a decades-old suspicion about the loss of the Xerces blue butterfly in the U.S by the 1940s. Based on genetic analysis…

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Giant Galapagos Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct 100 Years Ago Found on Island

Lately, feel-good news is hard to come by, but this week we have exactly that. That’s because government officials and researchers in Ecuador just confirmed that a…

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Giant River Otter Believed to Be Extinct Has Been Spotted in Argentina

Otters are some of the cutest and most fun animals on Earth. It’s always a joy to see them in the wild. That was doubly…

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Extinction: Elephants driven to the brink by poaching

The ivory trade and habitat loss combine to push Africa’s elephants closer to extinction. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-56510593 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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7 ‘Extinct’ Species That Eventually Reappeared

Sometimes, we give up on a species too soon. Just because it’s been a few decades or even centuries since a creature showed its face,…

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Third of global freshwater fish species threatened by extinction

Migratory populations have fallen by more than three-quarters since the 1970s, while larger species have declined by a “catastrophic” 94 percent. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/extinction-threatens-third-freshwater-fish-species-report-finds-n1258591 Droolin’ Dog…

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A Quarter of Known Bee Species Haven’t Been Seen Since 1990

A global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-quarter-of-known-bee-species-havent-been-seen-since-1990/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Monarch butterfly population moves closer to extinction

The number of western monarch butterflies wintering along the California coast has plummeted precipitously to a record low. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/monarch-butterfly-population-moves-closer-extinction-rcna231 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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And then there were two: can northern white rhinos be saved from extinction?

There are only two remaining rhinos of this species, a mother and daughter, but scientists see new hope in stem cell breakthroughs “I watch these…

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