Essays Tagged: "IUCN Red List"


questions about TRC and tropical deforestation in our FAQ.Global Extinction Rising Rapidly The 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species warns that global loss of species is increasing at an alarming r ... tened Species warns that global loss of species is increasing at an alarming rate. According to the IUCN, "Conservation of extensive areas of tropical rainforest is essential to prevent the loss of a ...

(2 pages) 706 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


According to a new assessment the "Red List" (which tells which animals are headed toward extinction) is not correct. The assessment co ... Harcourt and Sean Parks from the University of California have found that after reassessing two hundred primate species from the 1996 "Red List" seventeen species which were said to be low risk should ... I think that these researchers have provided good data for their research and have proved that the "Red List" may be inaccurate. However, I think that the "Red List" has done a quality job of tracking ...

(1 pages) 35 0 1.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Testing on Animals: Wrong or Right

nimals than that of the times of our parents and grandparents. "There are now 41,415 species on the IUCN Red List, and 16,306 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. This is up from ... one in eight birds, one third of all amphibians and 70% of the world's assessed plants on the 2007 IUCN Red List are in jeopardy of extinction. The total number of extinct species has reached 785 and ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing