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IN PHOTOS: 10 most endangered species

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature on Tuesday released a list of 100 species closest to extinction. More than 8,000 scientists......

New genetic tool reveals skewed rhino population

For the first time advanced genetic tools are being used to take the census of Greater One-horned rhinoceros in the Gorumara National Park of West Bengal.As part of a project undertaken by......

Mankind's closest living relatives in peril

Mankind's closest living relatives -- the world's apes, monkeys, lemurs and other primates -- are on the brink of extinction and in need of urgent conservation measures.According to a report --......

Mankind's closest relatives on brink of extinction

Loss of habitat, hunting and threats, exacerbated by climate change will bring about the extinction of a primate species, mankind's closest relatives, in more than a century, according to the......

Copenhagen: 10 'flagship' species at risk named

A report released at the Copenhagen climate change conference by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed ten species likely to suffer huge losses due to global......

Greenpeace to intensify drive against Dhamra port

Despite the allegations from various quarters that it has twisted facts and forged reports about the presence of rare Olive Ridley turtles near Dhamra coast in Orissa -- the site where Tatas with......

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Q. what is the term used by IUCN for the species that may become endangered in near future because of populations of the species decreasing in size throughout its range ?
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Q. what is the conservation status of India's national bird and animal ?
Stalin:  A. vulnerable more

Q. The IUCN maintains an international list of species facing extinction and data is published as a book named what ?
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Q. full form of IUCN Related to animal?
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  Web results for Iucn
A city for animals, too

Should we care and what can we do about it? Humans are becoming ever more urban in their habits, yet it's only recently that scientists have... ...
Veterinary painkiller threat to vulture species

The study conducted by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and the Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB) stated that the drug seems to... ...
This village is the stork's domain

Kokkarebellur, a small village in Maddur taluk of Mandya district of Karnataka is named after the painted storks. The word ‘kokkare’... ...
Eco-agents in peril

Smooth-coated otters are shy yet aggressive beings. They are an important link in the ecosystem but are being subjected to continous exploitation,... ...
Trapped fishing cat mistaken for leopard in Greater Noida

File photo of a fishing cat. Summary The cat is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. In the second... ...

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