Primary Causes of a Species Becoming Endangered?

Answer Many species face the immediate threat of extinction. The International Union for Conservation indicates that up to one-quarter of mammals within the world have become extinct or are threatened. Wi... Read More »

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About Species Becoming Endangered in the Tropical Rain Forest?

Since the late 1980s, the number of threatened species of plants, animals and birds has increased dramatically thanks to a significant loss of tropical rain forests due to deforestation. Many of th... Read More »

What Causes Species to Be Endangered?

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, there are currently around 41,415 species on their Red List with 16,306 threatened with extinction. While exti... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Animals Becoming Endangered?

Although natural forces can destroy or strain an animal population, increasingly the activities of man have caused a large numbers of animals to become endangered. Admittedly some animals and plant... Read More »

Endangered Species Act in the UK?

The Endangered Species Act in the UK, passed in 1976, defines an endangered species and requires a permit for the import or export of any organism belonging to an endangered species.