Out of the Woods
- Selected Endangered Species Worldwide Populations, 1970-1999. // Scholastic Math (Teacher's Edition);4/10/2000-4/24/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 12/13, pT4
Presents a graphical representation on the population of selected endangered species worldwide from 1970-1999.
- Out of the Woods? // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;1/28/2008, Vol. 76 Issue 14, p3
The article focuses on the plan of the U.S. government to exclude the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list in March 2008. According to the government, the gray wolf's population is growing after declining for decades. Gray wolves nearly became extinct in the U.S. For decades,...
- Caribou in decline. // Canadian Geographic;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p105
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- Howling Success. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;3/31/2008, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p2
The article announces the removal of northern Rocky Mountain gray wolves from the U.S. endangered species list on March 28, 2008. The Fish & Wildlife Service placed the gray wolf on the endangered species list in 1974. The gray wolf population in the region began to grow about 13 years ago. At...
- WHY SAVE THE BIG CATS? Thomas, Peggy // Big Cat Conservation;2000, p6
This chapter emphasizes the importance of protecting the population of Siberian tigers and other wild cats. There are 37 different wild species in the cat family. Virtually all cats are endangered or threatened in some part of their habitat. Besides being big and beautiful, cats are an...
- The commercial export of the land tortoises (Testudo spp.) from the territory of the former Yugoslavia: a historical review and the impact of overharvesting on wild populations. Ljubisavljevic, Katarina; D�ukic, Georg; Kalezic, Milo� L. // North-Western Journal of Zoology;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p250
Previous data have shown that the Former Yugoslavia had a significant role in exports of land tortoises (Testudo spp.) during the past century. In this paper we present historical exploitation and compare dynamics of the trade in land tortoises in the former Yugoslavia according to Federal...
- Mountain Gorillas Increasing. // Science Teacher;Mar2004, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p16
Reports on an increase in the mountain gorilla population at the Virunga Volcanoes area in Congo. 17 percent increase in the number of mountain gorillas from 1989; Efforts of mountain gorilla conservation authorities in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo; Worldwide total of mountain gorillas.
- Habitat fragmentation affects genetic diversity and differentiation of the Yarkand hare. Yonghua Wu; Lin Xia; Qian Zhang; Qisen Yang // Conservation Genetics;Feb2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p183
The Yarkand hare, Lepus yarkandensis, is an endemic, endangered species restricted to the Tarim Basin of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. The Yarkand hare is distributed in scattered oases which are physically isolated by the desert. Its natural fragmentation habitat makes it an...
- Caribou in decline. Sarkadi, Laurie // Canadian Geographic;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p56
The article discusses issues related to the rapid collapse of caribou herds. According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, 7 of the 12 caribou populations on North America are either threatened, endangered or of special concern. The article notes that with climate...