Message in a bottle
- 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.
- 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...
- Developing world: Endangered cultures need protection too. Swing, Kelly // Nature;8/18/2011, Vol. 476 Issue 7360, p283
The article offers information on the efforts of Ecuador to promote the protection of endangered species.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Bird of grace and trauma. Lawren, Bill // National Wildlife;Jun/Jul91, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the return of the snowy egrets to the Atlantic Seaboard, after they were hunted to near-extinction in the nineteenth century. Presence of snowy egrets in New York Harbor; Breeding area range; Vulnerability to pollution; Popularity of egret feathers in the nineteenth century; Expanded...
- An island for conservation. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // BioScience;May90, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p342
Describes the ongoing work in conservation, research and education on St. Catherine's Island, a privately owned barrier island south of Savannah, Georgia. From hunter-gatherers to scientists; Native ecology; Endangered species on the island; Relics of Indian society; Ecology education.