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Study: More than a fifth of reptile species face extinction

By Kiley Price

April 27, 2022
A new study, published today in Nature, assesses more than 10,000 reptiles around the world — from turtles, snakes and lizards to crocodiles — and warns that we must conserve them to prevent dramatic changes to Earth’s critical ecosystems.
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Why are freshwater species in trouble? Bad p.r., for one

By Ian Harrison, Ph.D.

October 11, 2017
New research aims to show people how we can protect important freshwater ecosystems by shining the spotlight on large, charismatic freshwater species that people largely ignore.
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