Professor Craig Johnson, from the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, told the Guardian that the value of the Great Southern Reef was "completely under-appreciated," and that the number of endemic species
was "orders of magnitude more on the Great Southern Reef than the Great Barrier Reef.
As many as 174 reptile species are found in the country, 13 of them ranked as endemic species
The research group will use the 2008 published study of the Philippine Endemic Species
Conservation Project led by Dr.
Such examples are, among others, the barn swallow, collared dove, common swift, barn owl, bee-eater, white wagtail, as well as endemic species
Cyprus wheatear, Cyprus warbler and Cyprus owl, which is an endemic subspecies.
Based on this list of threatened endemic species
we conducted additional bibliographic searches to locate published molecular phytogenies and additional conservation information that included these Endangered/Critically Endangered taxa [sensu IUCN (1980, 2001)].
It all begins with the fish plasica, an endemic species
in Lake Ohrid.
The reduction in vulture populations was so severe that the three endemic species
are now threatened with extinction.
In Malaysia, restore degraded forest within Supu Forest Reserve along the Kinabatangan River, one of the single largest remaining natural forest habitats for the endangered orangutan, storms stork, Borneon bristlehead, and other rare endemic species
such as the proboscis monkey and Borneon gibbon.
These special habitats support many rare and endemic species
, such as cave beetle and cave salamander.
A spot is "hot" if it is home to no less than 1,500 endemic species
and has lost 70 percent or more of its original vegetation from human interference.
They also contain many endemic species
found nowhere else in the world.
If successful, this CCA would remove the need to list the wekiu bug under the Endangered Species Act and would also conserve several other endemic species
, including the wolf spider and the Agrotis moths.