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Giraffes facing 'silent extinction', population shrinks by 40% due to habitat loss

Giraffes facing 'silent extinction', population shrinks by 40% due to habitat loss

According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in 1985, there were between 151,000 and 163,000 giraffes but the number was down to 97,562 in 2015.

This is unfortunate! Bumble Bees to soon become an official part of the endangered species list

This is unfortunate! Bumble Bees to soon become an official part of the endangered species list

The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species has already listed the rusty patched bumble bee as endangered.  

Eastern gorilla now critically endangered due to illegal hunting

Eastern gorilla now critically endangered due to illegal hunting

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, has listed the eastern gorilla as critically endangered in its latest "red list" of threatened species. 

New coffee tree species from Honduras critically endangered

The researcehers found that the Cusuco National Park was not only of high biodiversity, but to also contain rare and hitherto unknown plant and animal species.

A third of cacti facing extinction: Study

A third of cacti facing extinction: Study

Cacti are crucial links in the food chains of many animals, including humans.