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Genetic analysis calls for the protection of 2 highly endangered Portuguese fish species
The two endangered fish species, Squalius aradensis and S. torgalensis, most generally belong to the Cyprinidae, or the carp family. View News Article (2013-03-22)

Continuing management needed for most threatened and endangered species
The Endangered Species Act (ESA)-the key US law protecting species listed as threatened or endangered-focuses on boosting species' numbers until they reach recovery thresholds and so can be taken off the ESA list. View News Article (2012-09-10)

Counting sheep in climate change predictions
Climate change can have devastating effects on endangered species, but new mathematical models may be able to aid conservation of a population of bighorn sheep. View News Article (2009-06-01)

Global map shows new patterns of extinction risk
The most detailed world map of mammals, birds and amphibians ever produced shows that endangered species from these groups do not inhabit the same geographical areas, says new research published today. View News Article (2006-11-02)

Round Goby invade Great Lakes
Canadian scientists uncover alarming invasion of round goby into Great Lakes tributaries: impact on endangered fishes likely to be serious. View News Article (2009-08-12)

Hundreds of threatened species not on official US list
Many of the animal species at risk of extinction in the United States have not made it onto the country's official Endangered Species Act (ESA) list, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. View News Article (2011-12-13)

Intervention offers 'best chance' to save species endangered by climate change
A University of York scientist is proposing a radical programme of 'assisted colonisation' to save species endangered by climate change. View News Article (2011-03-18)

Notre Dame biologists call for regulation of rare plant sales
People are increasingly obtaining endangered or threatened plants, often illegally, and moving them outside their native range, according to an article in the journal Nature by Patrick Shirey and Gary Lamberti in the department of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame. View News Article (2011-01-28)

Unique frog helps amphibian conservation efforts
A tropical frog - the only one of its kind in the world - is providing conservationists with exclusive insights into the genetic make-up of its closest endangered relatives. View News Article (2011-03-08)

The splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania), surprises with new species of snails
The Gastropoda, more commonly known as snails and slugs, are a large group of animals within the phylum Mollusca.  View News Article (2013-03-29)

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