23 Aug '11, 9pm

Humanity knows less than 15 percent of the world's species ~ ~ #wildlife #conservation #biodiversity

Humanity knows less than 15 percent of the world's species ~ ~ #wildlife #conservation #biodiversity

Over 80 percent of rediscovered species still face extinction (08/18/2011) Imagine if your job was to locate extinct species. In 2010, biologists with The Search for Lost Frogs set out on a tropical mission hoping to confirm the existence of frog species not seen in decades. The team recovered proof of four out of a hundred missing species, including a toad among the expedition's Top Ten Amphibians list. According to a new study study in the open access journal PLoS ONE, such biological surveys are critical conservation tools to prevent the 'romeo error': the abandonment of conservation efforts due to belief that a species is extinct. The study, the first of its kind, found that rediscovered species are especially in danger of vanishing again, this time altogether, without targeted conservation measures. Protected areas not enough to save life on Earth (08/03/2011) Since t...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0823-hance_totalspecies.html

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