18 Apr '12, 3pm

Cinderella animals: endangered species that could be conservation stars

Cinderella animals: endangered species that could be conservation stars

Turkey's rich biodiversity at risk (03/28/2012) Turkey: the splendor of the Hagia Sophia, the ruins of Ephesus, and the bizarre caves of the Cappadocia. For foreign travelers, Turkey is a nation of cultural, religious, and historic wonders: a place where cultures have met, clashed, and co-created. However, Turkey has another wealth that is far less known: biodiversity. Of the globe's 34 biodiversity hotspots, Turkey is almost entirely covered by three: the Caucasus, the Irano-Anatolian, and the Mediterranean. Despite its wild wealth, conservation is not a priority in Turkey and recent papers in Science and Biological Conservation warn that the current development plans in the country, which rarely take the environment into account, are imperiling its species and ecosystems. Over 5,000 vital biodiversity sites remain unprotected (03/22/2012) A recent study has found that ha...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0418-hance_cinderella.html

Tweets

The #SpeciesOfTheDay, one of the world's rarest...

worldwildlife.org 19 Apr '12, 2pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. Loading... About Species...

Endangered Animals Found in Traditional Chinese Medicines

Endangered Animals Found in Traditional Chinese...

care2.com 17 Apr '12, 3pm

Researchers from Murdoch University in Australia detected potential toxins in powers, tablets, capsules, flakes and herbal...

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extinction? (Video) | Care2 Causes

World's Most Endangered Cat Saved From Extincti...

care2.com 18 Apr '12, 1am

Three cats from the world’s most endangered species have been released into the wild in Spain from a captive breeding prog...

As Threats to Biodiversity Grow, Can We Save Wo...

e360.yale.edu 19 Apr '12, 12pm

As Threats to Biodiversity Grow, Can We Save World’s Species? With soaring human populations and rapid climate change putt...

New shrimp-like species found in US cave

New shrimp-like species found in US cave

straitstimes.com 18 Apr '12, 5am

This undated photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management shows a newly discovered species of freshwater amphipod. The ...

Traditional Chinese medicine contains endangered animals, carcinogens

Traditional Chinese medicine contains endangere...

grist.org 17 Apr '12, 4pm

Traditional Chinese medicine shop in Hong Kong. Photo by Mailer Diablo. It’s probably best not to make all your meals out ...

Earth Day events in DC at the National Mall! #EarthDay

Earth Day events in DC at the National Mall! #E...

ecorazzi.com 20 Apr '12, 2pm

“I am very honored this Earth Day to contribute my gifts by debuting my new music video ‘Endangered Species.’ All proceeds...

Picture: Orangutan rescued from peat forest endangered by palm oil, fires

Picture: Orangutan rescued from peat forest end...

news.mongabay.com 18 Apr '12, 7pm

April 18, 2012 a specialist Orangutan rescue team from the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP), Yayasan Ekosi...

Inviting Cinderella Species to the Ball: Charismatic megafauna dominate fund-raising efforts at the expense of s...

Inviting Cinderella Species to the Ball: Charis...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Apr '12, 3pm

We humans are quite fond of ourselves. So much so that our narcissism tends to influence our preferences for other species...

Finally some good news! - 25 most endangered turtles to get helping hand from conservation group

Finally some good news! - 25 most endangered tu...

mnn.com 12 Apr '12, 2pm

Good news if you belong to one of the world's most endangered turtle species: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is d...

Gaga's checking her stars - Entertainment News ...

sfluxe.com 18 Apr '12, 12pm

Lady Gaga has become superstitious. The singer is consulting a team of astrologers ahead of her world tour as she feels he...

Case Study: New Development Focuses on Advanced...

ecohomemagazine.com 25 Apr '12, 2pm

The newly completed 10-unit zHome community, the first multifamily development in the country to earn the WaterSense for N...

The Baudin’s black cockatoo is one of 53 parrot...

worldwildlife.org 14 Apr '12, 2pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. Loading... About Species...

Our Kinship with Animals | Care2 Healthy Living

Our Kinship with Animals | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 21 Apr '12, 7pm

Malidoma Patrice Somé is a healer, teacher, and elder of the Dagara peoples in the small West African nation of Burkina Fa...

How a crippled rhino may save a species via @mongabay

How a crippled rhino may save a species via @mo...

news.mongabay.com 09 Apr '12, 3pm

'Christmas miracle' for endangered rhinos (12/24/2011) Conservationists and wildlife officials in the Malaysian state of S...