Monday, June 2, 2008

Extinction Blog: April and May 2008 news stories

Two months, more than two dozen stories about endangered species around the world:

April, 2008

Could the Tasmanian devil evolve and save itself from extinction?

Endangered sunflower gets critical habitat

Interior Secretary blows off polar bear hearings

Cambodian waterbirds make a comeback -- thanks to former poachers

Project aims to preserve endangered frogs -- by freezing their sperm

Extinct species rediscovered

Britain's butterflies, dragonflies disappearing fast

Too many males for critically endangered seabird

At least China is doing one good thing for Tibet

Judge: No more delays on polar bear decision

May, 2008

Another endangered species, another case of White House interference

Solar power vs. endangered birds

Rare breeding success for China's endangered crested ibis

Hey Americans, stop buying ivory!

Why hasn't the endangered Puerto Rican parrot recovered?

History repeating itself for peregrine falcons

Breeding success for three critically endangered species

Polar bears declared a threatened species; oil drilling to continue

Friday is Endangered Species Day

Humans driving 1% of species to extinction every year, says study

Extinct: Say good-bye to the white-handed gibbon

Avian apocalypse: 1 in 8 bird species risks extinction

Good news for humpback whales

Finning continues to devastate shark populations

Endangered species news from around the world

Rare beauty disappearing from the wild

The race to discover the world's biodiversity ... before it disappears

Is it too late to save New Zealand's endangered dolphins?

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