Experts Declare Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered, But China Objects: Here's Why - Tech Times

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has upgraded the status of giant pandas from endangered to vulnerable. However, the declaration has drawn protests from China. ( John Moore | Getty Images ). Advertisement. China objects to the ...

Never mind the pandas. What about the endangered geometric tortoise? - The Guardian

Every year a list of the world's most endangered species is published. It's vital that the media looks beyond the great apes and fluffy bears. A baby geometric tortoise, which is a critically endangered species. Photograph: Alamy. Endangered species ...

From endangered to vulnerable: have we really saved giant pandas from extinction? - New Statesman

Years of work by conservationists in southern and eastern China have led to giant pandas being protected from dying out in the near future. Sign up for our weekly email *. By Hasan Chowdhury · Follow @@_hasanc · Print HTML. The efforts of wildlife ...

Could the eastern gorilla go extinct? - Christian Science Monitor

Eastern gorilla populations have declined 70 percent in the past 20 years, prompting the International Union for the Conservation of Nature to add the great apes to the Red List of Endangered Species.

Were Giant Pandas Taken Off IUCN's Endangered List Too Soon? China Seems To Think So - International Business Times

A leading conservationist announced Tuesday that it is too early to downgrade the giant panda's conservation status fearing that the change might affect conservation efforts. Zhang Hemin's statement comes shortly after the Chinese government's State ...

China: Giant Pandas Still Endangered, Here's Why - Science World Report

giant panda eats bamboo at a panda research base on June 29, 2015 in Ya'an, China. China's Sichuan province is home to the majority of the the world's nearly 1,900 endangered giant pandas. (Photo : John Moore/Getty Images). There had been ...

China's efforts bring back giant panda from brink of extinction - PerfScience

Chinese conservation efforts have brought back giant panda from the verge of extinction. China's national icon has been taken off from the endangered list, an effort that China has been making for past many years. There was a time when the giant panda ...

Hawaii's Endemic Life is Fast Disappearing; 87 Percent in Danger of Extinction - Nature World News

Hawaii received a blow to its conservation efforts during the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Honolulu as it was revealed how much the country's flora are in danger of disappearing.

'Too soon' to take giant panda off the endangered list - Reuters

Mother giant panda Aibang is seen with her newborn cub at a giant panda breeding centre in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, May 6, 2016. China Daily/via REUTER. BEIJING It is too soon to downgrade the conservation status of China's giant pandas as ...

Taking giant panda off endangered species list raises questions - Science Recorder

The International Union for Conservation of Nature's decision to take the giant pandas off the endangered species list is raising concerns. einszweifrei / Pixabay. 223. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditSubscribe. StumbleuponGoogleMail. Sign up to receive our ...

Good news for giant pandas - Marketplace.org

Fu Ni the giant panda is treated to specially prepared panda treats for her birthday at the Adelaide Zoo on August 23, 2015, in Adelaide, Australia. - Morne de Klerk/Getty Images. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed.

China Disputes Ruling on Giant Pandas, Says They Remain Endangered - Voice of America

The Chinese government is objecting to an international conservation group's decision to remove giant pandas from its endangered-species list. The International Union for Conservation of Nature said this week that it had reclassified the giant panda in ...

Gorillas Face Greater Threat While Pandas Move Off 'Endangered' Species List - TIME

Four out of five species of great apes are now listed as critically endangered as populations have declined in recent years largely due to hunting, according to a new update from an international conservation group. The International Union for ...

Five things to know about China's panda conservation programme - Hong Kong Free Press

Decades of conservation work in China have paid off for the giant panda, whose status was upgraded Sunday from “endangered” to “vulnerable” due to a population rebound. The news was announced as part of an update to the Red List of the International ...

Giant pandas no longer endangered, but hold the applause - Christian Science Monitor

Giant pandas are now merely a now merely 'threatened,' says the International Union for Conservation of Nature. But many have expressed doubt as to whether the species has made a comeback – or even if it should.

Bad News: Gorillas Are Now Critically Endangered - Popular Science

The eastern gorilla is now listed as "critically endangered," and humans might be mostly responsible. This alarming great ape update comes from the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) updated Red List for endangered species. The new ...

Eastern Gorillas are on the Verge of Extinction While Pandas Lose their Endangered Status - The Science Explorer

Things are looking up for giant pandas. The iconic species has been downgraded from 'Endangered' to 'Vulnerable' on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species in their latest update. Last year, Mongabay ...

China thinks giant pandas aren't out of the woods yet - South China Morning Post

When the conservation status of the giant panda was moved from “endangered” to “vulnerable” at the weekend, conservationists reacted with excitement, viewing it as encouragement for China's efforts to curb poaching and replant bamboo forests in a ...

Endangered Species List Sees The Removal Of Giant Pandas, Induction Of Eastern Gorillas - Tech Times

The Endangered Species List saw a bit of shift over the weekend. Giant pandas are no longer considered endangered, but eastern gorillas have taken their place and are now considered critically endangered. ( J. Patrick Fischer | Wikimedia Commons ).

Giant Pandas Climb From 'Endangered' to 'Vulnerable' - Discover Magazine (blog)

It looks like the Labor Day weekend was also a chance for pandas to celebrate. At a meeting this weekend in Hawaii, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) downgraded the giant panda from “endangered” to “vulnerable,” reflecting a ...