24 November 2018

Map pinpoints ‘last chance’ locations of endangered species

Abstract: "A new assessment updates the last known ranges for nearly 1,500 species of animals and plants at 853 locations around the world. The three-year effort is aimed at helping scientists, governments and conservationists identify the threats that could lead to the extinction of these species and find ways to address them. Governments are already using this information to identify target areas for conservation to protect the last remaining habitats of threatened species. Nearly half of the sites identified lack formal protection, despite many of them having been flagged as important more than a decade ago."

Read More: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/11/map-pinpoints-last-chance-locations-of-endangered-speciesnearly-half-are-unprotected/

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