Tagged overhunting


— this study looked at the measure of absolute brain size in comparison to body size (called relative brain size) for several hundred mammal species alive today. it reveals species that have bigger relative brain sizes had a greater likelihood of being threatened with extinction. read article : large brains may cause extinction faster


the unprecedented scale of the wildlife crisis in the united states requires policymakers to develop new tools and strategies to halt the decline of wildlife species before they become imperiled and need the protection of the esa. this report proposes the establishment of a new category of wildlife designation—at risk— read article : confronting america’s wildlife extinction crisis