University of Florida Culled 150 Birds to Protect Research Plots
University of Florida Culled 150 Birds to Protect Research Plots
Officials say the birds had eaten crops meant for experiments.
University of Florida Culled 150 Birds to Protect Research Plots
University of Florida Culled 150 Birds to Protect Research Plots

Officials say the birds had eaten crops meant for experiments.

Officials say the birds had eaten crops meant for experiments.

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Interior Department Proposes Major Changes to Wildlife Protections
Interior Department Proposes Major Changes to Wildlife Protections
Shawna Williams | Jul 20, 2018
Reshaping how the Endangered Species Act is implemented is seen as a way to streamline bureaucracy, but critics of the plan say it will leave species at greater risk of extinction.
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered AnimalsOvercoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018
From the difficulty of tracking rare populations to the danger of poachers exploiting distribution data, the complications of studying endangered species require creative solutions from researchers.
Largest and Smallest Animals at Highest Risk of Extinction, Study Finds
Largest and Smallest Animals at Highest Risk of Extinction, Study Finds
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 19, 2017
Researchers recommend greater conservation efforts toward non-mammals and small creatures.
Evolutionarily Distinct Birds Ranked
Evolutionarily Distinct Birds Ranked
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2014
Researchers collate a list of the 100 most rare and unique avian species facing extinction.
Sharks and Rays in Danger
Sharks and Rays in Danger
Jef Akst | Jan 23, 2014
A new report finds that about a quarter of the world’s cartilaginous fish species are at risk of extinction.