ftE NewsClip: Poisons Are Greatest Threat to Vultures

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Two wildlife researchers have stated that carcass poisoning is the single greatest threat to the world’s vulture populations, and have also noted that vultures are the most threatened group of birds on the planet.

ftE NewsClip: Salamanders Face New Chytrid Threat

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On 12 January 2016, the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) added over 200 salamander species to a list of animals that cannot be brought in to the United States.

ftE NewsClip: Six African Vulture Species Uplisted

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Scientists are more worried than ever about the future of Africa’s vultures. In fact, their concern is so great that they have changed the status of six African Vulture species to reflect a greater possiblity that these species may become extinct in the near future.

ftE NewsClip: Cure for Chytrid?

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In mid-November 2015, a team of scientists announced that it was able to eliminate the chytrid infection from a wild population of Mallorcan midwife toad tadpoles. This is the first time chytrid has been treated in a wild amphibian population.

Good News

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Good News The goal of this section of posts is to relay good conservation-related news from around the world. We all know that there's plenty of bad news to go around. The idea here is to share good news and to inspire children to believe that good things can happen if we work to conserve…

Conservation Concepts

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Conservation Concepts This is the index for the first five "conservation concepts" articles... Newest "Conservation Concepts" articles... See all "Conservation Concepts" articles...

Photo Galleries

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Photo Galleries Unless noted otherwise, all photographs in these galleries are copyright of the photographer. Some photographers have agreed to make their photos available for download, provided that they are used for educational purposes. Please contact ftE for information regarding photos for educational use. Newest Photo Galleries... See all Photo Galleries...

Just the Facts

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Just the Facts Written for emerging readers, "Just the Facts" articles provide interesting information about the natural history and the behaviors of different animals. Newest "Just the Facts" articles... See all "Just the Facts" articles...