News tagged with threatened species

Ancient Chinese archives track decline of rare apes

Scientists at the international conservation charity Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have used historical records from China stretching back over 400 years to track changes in the distribution of gibbons, which today are ...

dateAug 05, 2015 in Ecology
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Marsupial mating habits to die for

Queensland scientists have discovered two more species of suicidally-sexed carnivorous marsupials and one is already destined for the threatened list.

dateJun 01, 2015 in Ecology
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Petrels tracked across the Oceans

Staff at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are following the journeys of White-chinned Petrel fledglings as they make their first journeys over the South Atlantic Ocean in search of food. The birds have been fitted with small ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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