17 Aug '12, 5pm

Madagascar gets biggest protected area

Madagascar gets biggest protected area

91% of Madagascar's lemurs threatened with extinction (07/13/2012) 94 of the world's 103 lemur species are at risk of extinction according to a new assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released by the group's Species Survival Commission during a workshop this week. Lemurs, a group of primates that is endemic to the island of Madagascar, are threatened by habitat destruction and poaching for the bushmeat trade. Coup leaders sell out Madagascar's forests, people (01/27/2010) Madagascar is renowned for its biological richness. Located off the eastern coast of southern Africa and slightly larger than California, the island has an eclectic collection of plants and animals, more than 80 percent of which are found nowhere else in the world. But Madagascar's biological bounty has been under siege for nearly a year in the aftermath of a political ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0817-makira-madagascar-wcs....

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Center for Biological Diversity - Press Release

biologicaldiversity.org 17 Aug '12, 9pm

For Immediate Release, August 17, 2012 Contact: Kierán Suckling, (520) 275-5960 838,000 Acres Protected for Jaguar TUCSON,...

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