NOAA's refusal to acknowledge the role of overfishing in the decline of the Pacific sardine poses a grave threat to an already fragile ecosystem. In recent years, overfishing off of North America's Pacific coast has devastated sardine populations.
Otters are a protected species under schedule 5 of the wildlife & countryside act but are still threatened by road traffic collisions. We lose hundreds or Otters each year due to being hit by vehicles and here at the UK Wild Otter Trust.
In 2003, the world had around 500,000 camels. Just a little over ten years later, there are 200,000 to 300,00 remaining. Rajasthan, India's largest state, is the first in the country to notice and respond to this issue.