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A grain of hope in the desert

Thu, 16/06/2011 - 08:52

The Arabian Oryx Oryx leucoryx, which was hunted to near extinction, is now facing a more secure future according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Its wild population now stands at 1,000 individuals. The...

Middle East

Big birds lose out in a crowded world

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 22:30

One of the world’s largest species of bird is on the brink of extinction according to the 2011 IUCN Red List  for birds, just released by BirdLife International. Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps has been uplisted...

Pacific