A US conservation agency has declared all chimpanzees, both wild and captive, endangered, a move that will curb the use of these animals in biomedical research, entertainment and the pet trade, media reported on Saturday.
Marine conservationists are trying to rescue a group of endangered sea turtles which are stranded inside a Gujarat lake after construction of large road culverts blocked their entry into the Gulf of Kutch.
The United Arab Emirates` (UAE) iconic Houbara bustards made an appearance in western Europe Tuesday when eight of the endangered Asian birds were officially unveiled at a ceremony in Paris at the Menagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (National Museum of Natural History) in Paris.
UNESCO on Thursday added six ancient sites in Syria including a fortress of Saladin and a Crusader castle to the endangered World Heritage list, warning that more than two years of civil war had inflicted heavy damage.
The Obama administration has declared 48 Hawaii species as endangered and announced plans to set aside more than 40 square miles on Kauai as critical habitat to allow the plants and animals to flourish.
Honeycreeper birds, a fly and ferns, trees and shrubs found only on a Hawaiian island were among 48 species added to the endangered species list, boosting the number of such groups by the Obama administration from two to 50.
The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades.