The IUCN Red List Updated


The link below is to an article that reports on the latest update to the IUCN Red List – there are now 21 000 species at risk of extinction.

For more visit:
http://inhabitat.com/iucn-red-list-identifies-21000-species-at-risk-of-extinction/

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Wildlife: The New Green list


The link below is to an article that reports on the creation of a new Green List of non-endangered species.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/green-list-non-endangered-thriving-species-proposed-iucn.html

Tragedy of the Red List


The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (visit http://www.iucn.org/) has just released its red list for threatened African freshwater species. The red list suggests that up to a 1/5 of all freshwater African species are now threatened with extinction.

See the article at:

http://www.iucn.org/knowledge/news/?5898

Visit the IUCN Red List at:

http://www.iucnredlist.org/