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Potential CITES trade ban for rare salamander underscores wildlife e-commerce

— 15 Mar 2010 15:50 | Environment

A little-known Iranian salamander is poised to become the first example of a species requiring international government protection because of e-commerce - a major threat to endangered…

France calls for international tuna trade ban

— 4 Feb 2010 11:22 | Environment

France's call for an international trade ban on endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna is a strong political commitment, but it falls well short of giving this endangered species the immediate…

Losing your tongue

— 2 Nov 2009 16:20 | Health

Elder Tommy George has not spoken his aboriginal language of Kuku Thaypan for three years, since his brother died. 'It might die in the throat, but it stays alive in the heart,' he…

EC backs bluefin tuna trade ban - WWF urges EU to follow

— 9 Sep 2009 11:01 | Environment

The European Commission today gave its backing for a suspension of international trade in endangered Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna - expressing grave concern regarding the…

Exxon ignores calls from 50 000 people to stop threatening rare whales

— 5 Aug 2009 09:28 | Environment

'The Western Grey Whale population is at great risk of extinction. It is imperative that all oil companies operating in its feeding area acknowledge the effects of their operations…

Analysis: 2007 legal opinion is a threat to imperilled species

— 4 Aug 2009 09:50 | Environment

If the federal government implements a 2007 legal interpretation of the Endangered Species Act, the likely result will be a reduction in the number of species listed for protection,…

Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

— 27 Jul 2009 16:22 | Biology

Human impact on one of the world's most threatened bird species can be beneficial rather than destructive - and could even save it from extinction - according to counterintuitive new…

US to forgive 30 million debt to protect Sumatra's forests

— 1 Jul 2009 04:02 | Environment

The U.S. Government will announce that it will forgive nearly $30 million of debt payments owed by Indonesia in return for increased protection of Sumatra's forests, in a deal supported…

Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species

— 4 Jun 2009 15:29 | Environment

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that the Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), in an effort to safeguard its natural heritage, has released…

When hosts go extinct, what happens to their parasites?

— 4 Jun 2009 02:25 | Biology

Hands wring and teeth gnash over the loss of endangered species like the panda or the polar bear. But what happens to the parasites hosted by endangered species? And although most people…

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