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Snow Leopards might face extinction due to climate change and other factors

By Raymond Valledor | October 26, 2015 Climate change is now another problem for a particular species of this planet and if left unsolved it might lead to the extinction of the snow leopard. The snow leopard has experienced a decline in number due largely to poaching but according to the World wildlife Fund climate change is now also a factor in its demise. So far there are around 4,000 of these large cats left in the high mountains of Central Asia but WWF said that among them there are only …

Feds release final bull trout recovery plan; critics label it ‘extinction plan’

By David Erickson | September 30, 2015 Decades in the making, and debating, the U.S. Fish and wildlife Service released its final bull trout recovery plan this week, outlining the conservation actions needed for the species to recover from its precipitous decline. Bull trout, a cold-water fish species that is highly susceptible to warming waters and habitat destruction, were once abundant in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California and Nevada. Their numbers plummeted in the last 50 years …

A 21st-century government must care for our nature and our future

… appreciation, sacrificed elements of our natural environment for short-term economic gain. As the graveyard of extinct plants and animals attests, European colonisation has come at a severe cost to Australian wildlife and environments. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: A 21st-century government must care for our nature and our future …

California Proposes Largest Wildlife Overpass Over Los Angeles 101 Freeway For Animals

From www.inquisitr.com | September 5, 2015 Every year, it is estimated that up to one percent of animals go extinct every year. Putting aside that about 10,000 new animal species are discovered per year, one percent of the total number of animal species alive is about 2,000. Ergo, up to 2,000 species disappear forever every single year. To help prevent further extinction of animal species, we have designated portions of land to become wildlife reserves, places where animals are able to flourish …

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