The Great Barrier Reef


The link below is to an article that looks at threats to the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/great-barrier-reef-under-siege.htm

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Amur Leopard Population Growing


The Amur Leopard population is growing and the link below is to an article that examines the threats to the population.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0409-hance-amur-leopard-fifty.html

Australia: Threat to the Great Barrier Reef


The link below is to an article reporting on the threats facing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

For more visit:
http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/news/climate/cooking-the-climate-wrecking-the-reef/

Article: Lemurs Heading for Extinction


The link below is to an article that reports on the Lemurs of Madagascar and the threats they face. Sadly they appear on the road to extinction.

For more visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/9398714/Lemurs-facing-extinction.html

Article: Future of the Great Barrier Reef


With the many threats currently impacting on the Great Barrier Reef and the growing intensity of those threats into the future, just what does the future look like for the reef? The link below is to an article that looks into that question and the answer may not be a good one.

For more visit:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-07-11/duffy-reefs-uncertain-future/4123924

Article: Lost Toad Found in Sri Lanka


Not seen since 1876, the Kandyan Dwarf Toad has been found once more in a stream in Sri Lanka. Thankfully the discovery took place in a protected area, the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary, so the toad should be free from most threats. Even so, the species is still considered extremely rare.

For more, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0618-hance-kandyan-dwarf-toad.html