iucn red list of endangered species

Red list: thousands of species at risk of extinction due to human activity

Red list: thousands of species at risk of extinction due to human activity

Unsustainable farming, fishing and climate change has intensified the struggle for survival among vulnerable animals and crops, says IUCN at the release of its latest list of endangered species
Crocodile lizard is one of 115 new species found in Greater Mekong

Crocodile lizard is one of 115 new species found in Greater Mekong

Three mammals, 11 amphibians, two fish, 11 reptiles and 88 plants were discovered by scientists in 2016, says WWFA snail-eating turtle found in a food market and a bat with a horseshoe-shaped face are
Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss

Kew scientists’ analysis of 124 wild species shows 60% facing possible extinction, risking viability of commercial stock Wild coffee species are under threat, with 60% of them facing possible
World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found in Indonesia

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found in Indonesia

Biologists discover single female Wallace’s giant bee inside a termites’ nest in a treeAs long as an adult thumb, with jaws like a stag beetle and four times larger than a honeybee, Wallace’s giant
IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor

Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is