Snow leopard no longer endangered : IUCN

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Snow leopard no longer endangered : IUCN The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has downgraded conservation status of snow leopard from “endangered” to “vulnerable”. It was changed after three-year assessment process by international experts. The change in status comes 45 years after snow leopard was first declared endangered in 1972. However, experts have […]

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Barrier Reef

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A giant starfish-eating snail could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials said on Monday, with a trial under way to breed thousands of the rare species. Predatory crown-ofthorns starfish, which munch coral, are naturallyoccurring but have proliferated due to pollution and run-off at the struggling World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Their impact has […]