Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery in North America

July 25, 2013

The Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis) was one of the first species declared Endangered in the United States, receiving Federal protection under the new Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1967. These pronghorn are the fastest land mammal in North America, and are specially adapted to survive in the hot, dry conditions of their range in Arizona and Mexico.

Workshops PHVA, PVA, sonoran pronghorn

CBSG News Through the Years

July 16, 2013

Around 1989, CBSG founder and first chair Ulysses S. Seal (Ulie) decided it would be useful to inform those interested in CBSG about recent work, conservation news, and upcoming projects. So, the "Premier Issue of CBSG Newsletter" was printed and mailed out across the globe.

Publications news, communication, history
Pine

An Update to the IUCN Red List

July 9, 2013

A recent press release from the IUCN Red List details findings from the latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species. Over 4,000 new species have been assessed, bringing the total number of species on the List to 70,294. This update includes the first global reassessment of conifers, which are the world's oldest and largest species.

Species IUCN Red List, Target 12