List of endangered species
October 20, 2005 1:35 PM   Subscribe

The 2004 International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources' Red List of Threatened Species.
posted by Gyan (6 comments total)
I didn't notice the Gargantuan Oppressive Phlegmer (GOP) on the list? Shame.

On a serious note, when one takes a second to let it in its clear we as a species are the ones on the verge of extinction.

Sad times.
posted by Mr Bluesky at 3:05 PM on October 20, 2005

Well I'm even more depressed now. Of course, that's only the most rigorously, completely assessed animals, and so is very conservative.

Here's some more depressing information.
posted by wilful at 4:47 PM on October 20, 2005

posted by brandz at 7:32 PM on October 20, 2005

Sad this posts like this get noticed the least. Thanks, Gyan.
posted by moonbird at 9:01 PM on October 20, 2005

There's more : (

Global warming threatens to touch off another extinction pulse via Methane Hydrate - the mechanism that caused the Permian extinction that killed off 90% of species then living.
posted by troutfishing at 9:22 PM on October 20, 2005

Gyan, thanks for posting this.
posted by safetyfork at 10:33 AM on October 21, 2005

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