News tagged with critically endangered species

Conservation call on sawfish nursery

Murdoch University researchers have identified an important nursery for a critically endangered species of sawfish and are calling for conservation efforts to be focused there.

dateNov 17, 2017 in Ecology
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How to live with bears

Bears have been on Europeans' minds lately, as violent encounters with these powerful mammals make international headlines.

dateAug 17, 2017 in Ecology
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Endangered Cuban crocodiles released into the wild

Experts from WCS's Global Conservation Programs and WCS's Bronx Zoo assisted Cuban conservationists in the recent release of 10 Cuban crocodiles (Crocodylus rhombifer) into Cuba's Zapata Swamp as part of an ongoing recovery ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Ecology
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Identifying species from a single caviar egg

A new tool enables identification of high-end caviar from Beluga sturgeons by analyzing DNA from a single caviar, a development that helps ensure the fair international trade of caviar and contributes to conservation of the ...

dateMay 30, 2017 in Ecology
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