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WA adds more species to threatened list - Daily Mail


Daily Mail
Trapdoor spiders have been added to the West Australian threatened species list following a review which also recommended de-listing six other flora and fauna. Two new species of trapdoor spiders join eight plants, including members of the Acacia and ...

Biodiversity loss raises risk of 'extinction cascades' - Science Daily


Science Daily
With extinction rates at their highest levels ever and numerous species under threat due to human activity, the findings are a further warning about the consequences of eroding biodiversity. "Interactions between species are important for ecosystem (a ...

Land plants arose earlier than thought—and may have had a bigger impact on the evolution of animals - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
Some scientists have tried to use plant genetic data as "molecular clocks"—knowing a typical mutation rate, they can estimate how long ago various species split based upon their differences in DNA-to figure out their evolutionary history. But they ...
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Hawaii's Extinct Species

New York - United States

Lists many of the birds, snails, insects, and plants to have met their demise though human intervention and pervasive alien introductions.

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Endangered Species of Hawaii
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More than a third of the endangered species on the U.S. endangered species list come from Hawaii.

Hawaii's Endangered Species: Birds
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Lists endangered Hawaiian birds by their common, Hawaiian, and scientific names.

Endangered/Extinct
Canada

Profiles of animals that are either seriously endangered or extinct.

Extinct Animal
Canada

Provides information about prehistoric and recently extinct species of animals.

In The Wild: Extinct
United States

About some of the animals that once walked this planet, but are now extinct.

Is the Ivory-billed Woodpecker Extinct?
United States

Examines reports of rumored sightings of the rare ivory bills in Southern United States.

Australian Mammals: Living and Extinct
Australia

Mammals are warm-blooded vertebrates with hair, mammary glands used to suckle young with milk, a diaphragm, three bones in the middle ear, and a lower jaw made up of a single pair of bones that articulates in a unique way with the skull. Other species profiles including habitats, characteristics, behavior, breeding cycles, feeding, images and range maps.

Committee on Recently Extinct Organisms (CREO)
United States

Collaboration by scientists around the world to standardize criteria for analyzing extinctions.

Gazelle Bulletin: Extinct Animals and Reintroduction
United States

Lists animals that became extinct during historical times in Palestine and other nations of the Middle East.

United States

Links to reports, articles, and books dedication to the subject of speciation.