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$3.3m aid for threatened species

Gorillas, cockatoos and frogs are among a list of threatened species to benefit from a $3.3 million (2.4 million euro) aid award, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Thursday.

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Ecology
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Saving the snow leopard with stem cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- The survival of the endangered snow leopard is looking promising thanks to Monash University scientists who have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the tissue of an adult leopard.

dateJan 23, 2012 in Biotechnology
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WCS documents pneumonia outbreak in endangered markhor

If they didn't have enough to worry about from dodging poachers, snow leopards, and landslides in Central Asia's rugged mountains, a population of endangered markhor—a majestic wild goat species—has contracted pneumonia, ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Ecology
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Nepal children to track snow leopard

Conservationists in Nepal have enlisted an army of school children to record the movements of the mysterious snow leopard, one of the most elusive predators in the world, a scientist said Tuesday.

dateNov 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Critically endangered Amur leopards captured on video

Recent video footage from a survey on a group of critically endangered Amur leopards in the Russian Far East has yielded unexpectedly positive results, giving evidence that some wild groups of the big cat are showing clear ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Ecology
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