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Many Species of British Mammals at Risk of Extinction

By Sukanya Charuchandra | June 13, 2018

Numbers of the wildcat, greater mouse-eared bat, and black rat have critically fallen in the U.K.  

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image: North American Ash on Brink of Extinction

North American Ash on Brink of Extinction

By Catherine Offord | September 15, 2017

The latest IUCN Red List update also reveals substantial declines in antelopes and other species, but some level of recovery in populations of snow leopards.

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image: IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction

IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction

By Ben Andrew Henry | December 9, 2016

The iconic mammals have been declining in number for decades and could face extinction if conservation measures are not enacted.

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Vultures in Africa Threatened

By Karen Zusi | October 30, 2015

A new assessment highlights an increased extinction risk among some of the continent’s vulture species.

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One-Third of Cactus Species Threatened

By Karen Zusi | October 6, 2015

A global assessment of declining cacti populations places responsibility on increasing human activities.

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