20 May '11, 9pm

Endangered Plants List: We write about endangered species on here relatively often, but we generally focus on en...

Endangered Plants List: We write about endangered species on here relatively often, but we generally focus on en...

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (aka IUCN ) — considered the most authoritative and comprehensive source for information on vulnerable, threatened, endangered, and critically endangered species — and the US Fish & Wildlife Service report a combined total of 9,322 endangered plant species. However, as I’ll discuss below, this figure is probably a gross underestimate and a recent, monumental study finds the number to be over 80,000. With rapid destruction of unique ecosystems from human development, farming, and climate change, I think we can only expect the list of endangered plant species (combined with newly-extinct plant species) to grow in coming years.

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/05/20/endangered-plants-list/

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