Goudarzi, Sara
January 2011
Science World;1/24/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p4
The article reports on the possibility for a number of species to become extinct based on a study that evaluated 25,000 species on the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the plans to preserve wildlife and habitats by 193 countries that held a meeting in Japan.


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