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28% of 138,000 assessed species face extinction: IUCN

Some 28 percent of the 138,374 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for its survival watchlist are now at high risk of vanishing forever, the global conse

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Divers in Greece spot hundreds of seahorses

Click arrows to view gallery Divers in Greece spotted a rare sight of hundreds of endangered seahorses in the Aitoliko lagoon.The protected species is threatened by o

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New frog species found in east China

HANGZHOU, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- A new record of frog species was found in the city of Lishui, east China's Zhejiang Province, the municipal bureau of ecology and environment said on Tuesday. The specie

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Endangered cactus seized in China's Hunan

CHANGSHA, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Customs in central China's Hunan Province had intercepted four live plants of endangered cactus species in a parcel from overseas, officials said. Customs officials in t

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Xi warns of acceleration of global extinction of species

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday warned of an acceleration of the global extinction of species, saying the loss of biodiversity and the degradation of the ecosy

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Scientists discover new luminous fungus

BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- An international research team has discovered a new species of luminous fungus in Asia, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.Scientists from Kunming Institute of B

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New publication set to showcase China's biodiversity conservation

BEIJING, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- A book on China's rare and endangered plants has been published, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).The book, Conservation and Reintroduction of Rare and

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