Panel Warns of Extinction Threat for Mangroves
- CONSERVING THREATENED PLANTS OF BANGLADESH: MILES TO GO BEFORE WE START? IRFANULLAH, HASEEB MD. // Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p81
In the light of important developments in biodiversity conservation in the global and national arenas over the last decade (2001-2010), this paper appraises the progress in identifying threatened vascular plant species of Bangladesh as a primary step of species diversity conservation. It is...
- Notes on the Natural History and Reproductive Biology of Iso�tes malinverniana. Abeli, Thomas; Mucciarelli, Marco // American Fern Journal;Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p235
The article offers information on the natural history and reproductive biology of Iso�tes malinverniana Cesati et De Notaris. It states that I. malinverniana is an endemic species from Lombardy and Piedmont, Italy. It adds that it is listed as Critically Endangered in the Italian International...
- Priceless? Or worthless? You decide. // Plantsman: New Series;Dec2012, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p210
The article presents information on a report titled "Priceless or Worthless?," produced jointly by the Zoological Society of London, London, England, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), that lists the world's 100 most endangered species of plants, animals, and fungi.
- Usage and the economic potential of the medicinal plants in Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey. Toksoy, Devlet; Bayramoglu, Mahmut; Hacisalihoglu, Sezgin // Journal of Environmental Biology;Sep2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p623
Medically used plant species in Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey was determined in this study. Totally 50 species within 24 families have been designated in 25 research points, using the face to face polling method with the herbs sellers and purchasers. 14 species of studied plants are endemic...
- SAVING WILDLIFE. Goudarzi, Sara // Science World;1/24/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p4
The article reports on the possibility for a number of species to become extinct based on a study that evaluated 25,000 species on the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the plans to preserve wildlife and habitats by 193 countries that...
- Urocitellus canus (Rodentia: Sciuridae). Cole, F. Russell; Wilson, Don E. // Mammalian Species;2009, Issue 834, p1
Urocitellus canus (Merriam, 1898) is a sciurid commonly called Merriam's ground squirrel. A nondescript, thintailed, unmarked ground squirrel, it is 1 of 12 species in the genus Urocitellus. It occurs in eastern Oregon and small parts of neighboring Idaho, Nevada, and California. It prefers...
- Georgia Says, 'Come Kill Our Threatened Species'. Gvasalia, Tsira // Transitions Online;2/20/2012, p8
The article reports that Georgia Energy and Natural Resources Ministry has permitted hunting for animals on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of threatened species to promote tourism. Researchers and environmentalists say there is no reliable count of how many of the...
- Sea habitats peril flagged. // Planning (14672073);11/20/2009, Issue 1845, p2
The article reports on the decreasing number of coastal habitats due to the threat brought by the development and rising sea levels in Great Britain, according to the results of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) study.
- 'Vulnerable' new plant found in Fiji. // Garden;Mar2012, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p9
The article announces the discovery of an unknown species in the tropical flowering shrub genus Medinilla in Fiji while a biodiversity survey was being conducted by a team from the International Union for Conservation of Nature.