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Endangered species - Wikipedia

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An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as likely to become extinct. ... In 2012, the IUCN Red List featured 3079 animal and 2655 plant species as endangered (EN) worldwide. .....

Endangered Earth – Promoting the Plight of Endangered Species ...

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Promoting the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them. ... IUCN Red List, and 16,306 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. ... This includes both endangered animals and endangered plants. ... The total number of extinct species has reached 785 and a further 65 are only found in ...

Total number of known threatened species: 16938 - Endangered ...

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Total number of known threatened species: 16,938. Of the 44,838 species assessed using the IUCN Red List criteria, 16,928 are listed as threatened with ...

Endangered Species | Home Page - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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6 days ago ... The number of threatened and endangered species in the U.S. changes ... only 30 species on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's list of candidates. ... plants and animals that are candidates for Endangered Species Act (ESA) ...

Endangered Species Act by the Numbers - National Wildlife ...

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ESA Success Numbers. According to the National ... Endangered Species Act has saved hundreds of species ... There are currently 286 species on the Candidate List. ... for cancer or AIDS may lie in a plant or animal waiting to be discovered.

Endangered Species 'Red List' Update Showcases Biodiversity ...

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Jun 19, 2012 ... The latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species was released today, finding nearly a third of animals, plants and other organisms ...

Endangered species population numbers and statistics

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Nov 2, 2009 ... A list of some of the most endangered species, with numbers of their ... over 5,000 species of officially Endangered or Threatened animals and ...

Top 10 most endangered species in the world - Telegraph

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Jan 4, 2010 ... Below is the full list of creatures most under threat, according to the WWF. 1. ... Designated a threatened species for protection by the Endangered Species Act in .... existing in the wild, for a total number of less than 60 animals.

Only 1 percent of endangered species list have been taken off list ...

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/sep/03/cynthia-lummis/endangered-species-act-percent-taken-off-list/

Sep 3, 2013 ... The Endangered Species Act, the law that protects animals and ... "By the time species are listed as threatened or endangered, their numbers ...

25 Most Endangered Species on Earth - List25

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Mar 21, 2013 ... Although scientists estimate that there could be upwards of 30 million animal species on the planet, a number of those species are teetering on ...

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Species List | Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Animals ...

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WWF is committed to saving endangered species. Learn more ...

Summary Statistics - IUCN Red List

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Table 4a - Number of species in each IUCN Red List Category in each major animal taxonomic ... Table 5 - Number of threatened species (Critically Endangered, ...

Endangered Species Act - National Wildlife Federation

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The Endangered Species Act has lists of protected plant and animal species ... not a species is listed as endangered or threatened then depends on a number of ...