The Plight of the Himalayan Brown Bear


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the plight of the Himalayan Brown Bear.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0501-sekar-himalayan-bear.html

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The Plight of the Pangolin


The link below is to an article that looks at the Pangolin.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0925-hance-pangolin-website.html

Article: Sumatran Striped Rabbit


When thinking of endangered species it is difficult to believe that a rabbit could be endangered. Certainly where I work rabbits are a major introduced pest, yet in Indonesia there is a rabbit that is threatened with extinction. The link below is to an article covering the plight of the Sumatran Striped Rabbit.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0628-hance-fs-sumatran-striped-rabbit.html.

Plants Under Threat Around the World


When we think of species threatened with extinction, we tend to think of animal, bird and fish species – not necessarily plant species. Never before has so many of the planet’s plant species been threatened with extinction in the wild. One web site concerned with bringing awareness of the plight of the planet’s plant species is Plantlife. Visit the site below to find out more about the threat to our planet’s plantlife.

http://www.plantlife.org.uk/

The site deals primarily with the situation in Great Britain, but there is also an international side to the site. Visit the URL below to visit that part of the site.

http://www.plantlife.org.uk/international