Determining whether species have gone extinct requires considering the timing and reliability of records, the timing and adequacy of surveys, and the timing, extent and intensity of threats. However, previous assessments have either applied qualitative approaches or considered only the first of these factors. We applied quantitative methods encompassing all three factors to a suite of 61 potentially or confirmed extinct species of birds.

The entire state of Queensland has no overarching conservation strategy to save its native species, according to a leaked internal review that criticises a lack of funding, planning and management

More than 1,500 listings of live animals for sale have been found on Facebook in Thailand by a wildlife trafficking watchdog.

NAGPUR: In perhaps a first, animal rights and wildlife activists have moved the Supreme Court to stop the shooting of a problem tigress (named T1) from Pandharkawda in Yavatmal district of Maharash

Nagpur: Over a decade ago, 99% population of most of the nine vulture species found in India had declined.

AHMEDABAD: Since 2007, the number of avian scavengers in Gujarat has dropped by 43%. The 2018 census reveals the trend continues and between 2016 and 2018 the number has declined by 18%.

Rabies vaccines hidden inside goat meat baits have been deployed in the first campaign to protect the Ethiopian wolf, Africa’s most endangered carnivore.

Reports find more than 3 percent of Tinigua’s forest cover was cleared between February and April 2018. Officials worry the situation will worsen in the near future.

Endangered monkeys and apes will almost certainly face new risks if Africa becomes a big player in the palm oil industry.

Holidaymakers are being warned against scam “orphan” lion cub attractions that are a front for the lucrative trade in shooting the animals dead.

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