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endangered species Archives - State of the Planet
Most species are not receiving protection until their populations are precariously small, thus dimming their prospects of recovery.
A new study indicates that the scale has been underestimated.
Work by tribal, state, and non-governmental organizations in Washington State have brought endangered summer chum salmon populations to potential de-listing levels.
It includes species that live nowhere else on Earth, and emphasizes the need to protect these unique mountain forests.
The Endangered Species Act is under attack. If we don’t protect endangered species, their extinction will impact our food, water, environment and health.
Climate change is already affecting New York, and these changes will have profound effects on its ecosystems, plants and animals. What are the implications of these projected changes?
A Toronto-based company has been convicted of selling illegal ivory in the first case to use a technique for dating ivory developed by a scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
In 1940, after Copenhagen was occupied by Nazi Germany, many of its Jews were saved when Danes and Swedes cooperated to spirit them at night across the narrow strait from the Danish town of Helsingør to the Swedish town of Helsinborg. On the Danish side of the strait, there is now a monument, lit at night, so that the Swedes can see this symbol of eternal thanks. I learned this bit of history one […]