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Map: Where in the world is the greatest risk of extinction?

The risk of extinction for birds, mammals and amphibians is increasing across the globe, most drastically in parts of Asia.

The risk of extinction for birds, mammals and amphibians is increasing across the globe, most drastically in parts of Asia.

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Global extinction crisis looms, study says
Article | A growing number of creatures could disappear from the Earth, with one-fifth of all vertebrates and as many as a third of all sharks and rays now facing the threat of extinction, according to a new survey assessing nearly 26,000 species around the world.
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New study says more species are threatened
Video | Species on the International Union for Conservation of Nature "Red List", which assesses the conservation status of species in order to promote their conservation. The list includes the California Condor, the Asian Crested Ibis, Przewalski's Horse, and the Humpback Whale.

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