Conservation status Current Affairs, GK & News
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has downgraded conservation status of snow leopard from “endangered” to “vulnerable”. It was changed after three-year assessment process by international experts. The change in status comes 45 years after snow leopard was first declared endangered in 1972. However, experts have warned that snow leopard species still faces ..
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released its updated Red List of Threatened Species. According to the IUCN report: 63837 species assessed 19817 species threatened with extinction, including 41% of amphibians, 33 % of reef building corals, 25 % of mammals, 13 % of birds, and 30%of conifers 132 species of plants and animals ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Conservation status • Craugastor omoaensis • Critically endangered • Data deficient • Endangered species • Environmental conservation • IUCN Red List • IUCN Red List extinct in the wild species • Natural environment • Nature • Near-threatened species • Threatened species