Developing world: Endangered cultures need protection too
- Two species are lost every year. // Garden;Jun2010, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p383
The article reports on an audit of endangered species which revealed that more than two plant or animal species are lost each year in England.
- Message in a bottle. // Drug Topics;4/10/95, Vol. 139 Issue 7, p19
Reports that the Endangered Species Coalition is urging citizens to send empty medicine bottles to President Bill Clinton or their Congressmen to underscore the importance of protecting nature as a source of pharmaceuticals.
- Devil's advocate. // Australian Geographic;Nov/Dec2011, Issue 105, p73
The article informs that Devil Ark, a 500ha breeding facility for Tassie Devils at Ellerston station, just north of Barrington Tops, has been established by the Australian Reptile Park and the Foundation for Australia's Most Endangered species to create an insurance population of genetically...
- The Mountains That Time Forgot. Johnson, Kay // Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/11/2000, Issue 36, p48
Focuses on the Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia. Use of the mountains as a refuge for the Khmer Rouge guerrilla group; Rare plant and animal species which have been discovered; Timber concessions granted by the government; Concerns of conservationists about the protection of the Cardamoms.
- How far should laws go to save a species? Knickerbocker, Brad // Christian Science Monitor;4/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 97, p3
Comments on the debate in the United States over the controversial Endangered Species Act. Efforts to balance the desires of conservationists with those of property owners; Data from the World Conservation Union for the number of endangered plant and animal species; What the Endangered Species...
- The new breeding ground. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // National Parks;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 65 Issue 1/2, p20
Explains how zoo research and captive breeding programs are helping to save endangered species. The national parks provide sanctuary for the declining species zoos work with and a home for their reintroduction into the wild. Describes the black-footed ferret breeding program at the National...
- Community Outreach. // Travel & Leisure;Dec2005, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p141
Discusses how the Himalayan Homestays, an organization mostly comprised of women, had enriched the customs and traditions in the higher Himalayas. Efforts made by the organization to protect the endangered species in the region; Move of the members to train the villagers, mostly women, to...
- Dying for art. Tait, Malcolm // Ecologist;May2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p10
Reveals that mongoose in Indian is in danger of extinction because of market demand for its hair which is used as paint brush. Information on the population mongoose in the country; Move of the Indian government to ban the trade of mongoose hair; Ecological impact of mongoose in the Caribbean...
- Alexander Springs, Florida. Mohlenbrock, Robert H. // Natural History;Nov92, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p66
Features Alexander Springs, where the greatest flow of any natural spring on US Government land exists. Main attraction of Ocala National Forest; Cavernous limestone conducts water to the springs; Description of the area; Plant and animal life indigenous to the area; Much of the plant life...