Red List expands to 26,000 endangered species

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Japanese earthworms, the Mauritian Flying Fox and the Bankoualé Palm are joining over 26,000 species categorized as “endangered.” The latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN) Red List report identifies 26,197 plants and animals facing extinction, out of 93,557 facing serious environmental threats around the world.

Australia’s reptile population possibly faces the most threats of all species. With the current developments, 975 reptiles native to the island on the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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