Endangered species

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Provides an overview of the world's most endangered species.

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Endangered species

  1. 1. Source: penguin-pictures.net via activist360 on Pinterest ENDANGERED SPECIES A Pressing Synopsis
  2. 2. 3079 animals and 2655 plants classified as There are Endangered worldwide, compared with 1998 levels of 1102 and 1197, respectively.[1]
  3. 3. Penguins " are telling us a story that we need to hear: 11 of the 18 species of penguins are listed as Vulnerable or Endangered by IUCN.“ ―Pablo Garcia Borboroglu President of the Global Penguin Society Source: pigu via activist360 on Pinterest http://bit.ly/PgNjOX
  4. 4. Source: Jonell Priestly via activist360 on Pinterest Source: Dawn via activist360 on Pinterest Loggerhead sea turtles currently face threats from commercial fisheries, habitat destruction, and climate change along our coasts and throughout the Gulf of Mexico - http://bit.ly/Uk230S
  5. 5. Source: Lindsay Ryan via activist360 on Pinterest Sawfish - The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has completed comprehensive status reviews under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and has determined that five foreign species of sawfish meet the definition of “endangered” under the Act - http://bit.ly/100Emim
  6. 6. Source: Yangtze Finless Porpoise via activist360 on Pinterest Source: Kenichi Nobusue via activist360 on Pinterest Yangtze Finless Porpoise population nosedives to 1,000, suggesting it might be endangered - http://yangtzefinlessporpoise.weebly.com/
  7. 7. Source: Cody Phoenix via activist360 on Pinterest Mexican Gray Wolf - The Mexican gray wolf is the smallest, southern-most occurring, rarest, and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf in North America - http://bit.ly/VPcKKH
  8. 8. Source: Animal Planet via activist360 on Pinterest Source: Kenichi Nobusue via activist360 on Pinterest Giant Pandas - Almost their entire diet consists of bamboo, a potential shortage of which is threatening their subsistence, suggesting it might be endangered (unless alternative food sources become available) - http://bit.ly/TJhmu5
  9. 9. Source: MyCuteAnimals.com via activist360 on Pinterest Source: Cody Phoenix via activist360 on Pinterest Bornean Orangutan - An estimated 49% of the orangutan distribution will be lost if all forest outside of protected areas and logging concessions is lost - http://bit.ly/TQNHBt
  10. 10. Source: Huffington Post (MediaWiki: Maky) via activist360 on Pinterest Monkeys - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  11. 11. Source: Natural Beauty via activist360 on Pinterest Source: A Stoverview via activist360 on Pinterest Rhinos - Listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN http://bit.ly/WzVjKu
  12. 12. Source: Wookmark.com via activist360 on Pinterest Butterflies - Listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  13. 13. Source: Ciro Albano/ www.nebrazilbirding.com via activist360 on Pinterest Birds - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  14. 14. Source: Science Discovery via activist360 on Pinterest Turtles - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  15. 15. Source: Nonn Panitwong via activist360 on Pinterest Fish - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  16. 16. Source: Frank Gaw via activist360 on Pinterest Lizards - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  17. 17. Source: Robin Moore via activist360 on Pinterest Frogs - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/T85SQN
  18. 18. Source: Greg Findlay via activist360 on Pinterest Source: ufunk via activist360 on Pinterest Bees - Listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/VwGevj
  19. 19. Source: Unknown via activist360 on Pinterest Bats - Several species of which are listed on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission list of 100 most threatened species - http://huff.to/RJblNF http://bit.ly/UKJRJg
  20. 20. Learn more: http://bit.ly/19jdevY

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