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Red Data List Species Are In More Danger: Study

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Africa's vultures are sliding towards extinction (Image Courtesy: Google)

A few days ago we have come to know that the Red Data List got some more species in the endangered categories. Recently a report has been published where it has been said that a huge number of species are experiencing threats. One month ago the IUCN has published a report.

New Species for the IUCN Red List Source- National Geographic Society (Image Courtesy: Google)
New Species for the IUCN Red List Source- National Geographic Society (Image Courtesy: Google)

There it has been told, due to the changing in the habitat of the human beings to the agricultural lands have been making the Red Data List Species even more endangered to be survived. This report has been published in Nature journal.

New Report on Red Data List Species 

IUCN Red List- Threatened Species 2009 - Rabb's Fringe-limbed Tree frog (Image Courtesy: Google)
IUCN Red List- Threatened Species 2009 – Rabb’s Fringe-limbed Treefrog (Image Courtesy: Google)

A team of scientists from the University of Queensland, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has studied on gathering the current status of 8,688 species on the IUCN Red List.

The European Lynx is among the species most threatened, with less than 150 individuals left alive in the wild. (Image Courtesy: Google)
The European Lynx is among the species most threatened.  (Image Courtesy: Google)

The study revealed important facts about the species.

  • They found that 72 percent Red Data List Species have become endangered because of the high degree of land exploitation by the human beings.
  • Due to the over demand for food, the men are now acquiring more lands for agricultural purpose. And this has made more than 62 percent species imperiled.
  • On the other hand, the climate change is also responsible for the fate of the species. The climate change has made 19 percent species endangered; however, it is also high man-made.
Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) (Image Courtesy: Google)
Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) (Image Courtesy: Google)

Conclusion

The Ploughshare Tortoise (Image Courtesy: Google)
The Ploughshare Tortoise (Image Courtesy: Google)

We, the so-called civilized human beings are responsible for making the different animal species extinct from this planet. Some greedy people hunt the animal for their purpose.

On the other hand, due to the encroachment of forest land is shortening the natural space for animals.

If it would not be controlled then the days are not so far when this planet would be vacant of many valuable species. And it will result in a huge destruction of the ecosystem.

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