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Earth Faces Sixth 'Great Extinction' With 41% of Amphibians Set to Go the Way of the Dodo
Animals  (tags: sixth, great, extinction, human, caused, species, vanishing, threatened )

- 293 days ago -
Human activity, from overfishing to agriculture, is forcing a vast number of species to vanish from the wild. A staggering 41% of all amphibians on the planet now face extinction while 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds are similarly threatened.
Dozens of British Species Vanishing 'at An Alarming Rate' Despite Attempts to Save Them
Animals  (tags: endangered, environment, Vanishing, wildlife )

- 1959 days ago -
Some of Britain's most endangered wildlife - from red squirrels to native crayfish - are vanishing from the countryside at an alarming rate, a report warns. A census of the most at-risk species found that dozens of plants and creatures are
The Five-Year Race to Save India's Vanishing Tigers
Animals  (tags: indian tigers, survival, trapped, beaten, stabbed to death, cruelty, poachers, vanishing, tiger watch, tiger advocates, conservation )

- 2035 days ago -
The poachers perch on the rough platforms they have built in the trees about 15 feet above the forest floor, waiting patiently for the tiger to come. They have been searching the forests of India's Ranthambhore reserve for days, following the pug marks
ACTION ALERT: Save Critical Habitat for the Florida Panther!!
Animals  (tags: florida panther, threatened, vanishing, habitat, homes, conservation, survival, protection )

- 2233 days ago -
No protected habitat exists for the Florida panther, the only big cat east of the Mississippi. Fewer than 100 individuals remain, making the Florida Panther one of America's most endangered species. The Interior Department has the ability under the
Cong Demands Probe in to Vanishing Tigers
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, reserves, vanishing, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, probe, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

- 2302 days ago -
The decline in number of tigers in Panna Tiger Reserve today took a political hue, with Madhya Pradesh Congress demanding an all-party MLAs committee to probe into the reason behind the disappearance of the big cats from the reserve.
Where Have All Our Birds Gone?
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vanishing, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2322 days ago -
People have been listening to skylarks singing in Britain for 10,000 years. But now they, and many other much-loved species, are vanishing fast. David Adam finds out why
Should the Kaimanawa Horse Herd Be Culled to 300?
Animals  (tags: kaimanawa horses, wild horses, rare breed, goverment, slaughter, cruelty, vanishing, endangered )

- 2334 days ago -
More Kaimanawa horses are likely to be culled this year as the Department of Conservation aims to reduce the herd size. Previously annual musters have kept the herd down to about 500 to keep the horse population healthy and prevent damage to threatened
Urgent: Caring for Canada's Caribou
Animals  (tags: candian caribou, nature, conservation, disappearing, endangered, wildlife, vanishing, humans )

- 2345 days ago -
You may have a caribou in your pocket. This important Canadian icon has appeared on our 25-cent coin since 1936. It would be a tragedy if this were the only place you could spot this magnificent animal, though. If we don't protect Canada's boreal
Ivory Traders Could Drive Elephant to Extinction
Animals  (tags: elephants, disappearing, extinction, ivory traders, poachers, smuggling, vanishing, tragedy, sadness )

- 2354 days ago -
Trade in ivory has been illegal for 18 years now, but that has just given poachers and smugglers more time to improve their skills, says Samuel Wasser of the University of Washington, writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Empty Skies
Animals  (tags: birds, animals, vanishing, North America, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2370 days ago -
Insect-eating birds that feed on the wing--from nighthawks and nightjars to kingbirds and pewees--are vanishing from parts of North America, and scientists don't know why.
Please Take Action: Help Save the Western Gray Whale!!- Please Sign PETITON
Animals  (tags: grey western whales, endangered, habitat destroyed, vanishing, threatened )

- 2375 days ago -
Continuously threatened by oil and gas developments, entanglement in fishing gear, collisions with ships and occasional whaling by Japanese fishermen, the Western gray whale is on the verge of extinction. These amazing creatures were thought to be
TAKE ACTION; At-Risk Wildlife Need More Help, Not Less - PETITION
Animals  (tags: threatened wildlife, wildanimals, vanishing, endangered species act, protection, conservation, extinction )

- 2550 days ago -
As you well know, global warming is already affecting species across the globe--from polar bears in the far north to the tiny piping plover of our Atlantic coasts. The Endangered Species Act is our nation's most powerful safety net to protect imperiled
India's Missing Tigers
Animals  (tags: indian tigers, conservation, wildlife, wildanimals, vanishing )

- 2709 days ago -
Dawn at Kanha National Park in India's central highlands is welcomed with a symphony of animal sounds. The safari guides in their jeeps listen intently, straining to pick out telltale dissonant notes--the honk of a sambar, the shriek of a chital or the
Another Endangered Species, Another Case of White House Interference
Animals  (tags: white house interference, endangered species, north atlantic right whales, no protection, conservation, laws, legislation, vanishing, hunted )

- 2709 days ago -
Dick Cheney's office has spent the last 14 months blocking a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rule that would protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales by slowing the speed of large commercial ships in key migratory
Save the Orangutans - PETITION
Animals  (tags: orangutans, palm oill industry, vanishing, habitat destruction, extinction, conservation, protection )

- 2710 days ago -
Since 1980 over 80% of Orangutans have been wiped out all because of western civilisations increasing demand for palm oil. Orangutans used to live all across east Asia, but now have been restricted to just the small Islands of Borneo and Sumatra in South

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