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Additional Resources

The United States Environmental Protection Agency
EOL: Encyclopedia of Life
Earth's Endangered Species
Defenders of Wildlife
The Audubon Society - Birds

Additional Databases

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List
The Red List is an international system that evaluates and assigns conservation listing status (for example, endangered vs. threatened) for species. This site has a useful database that you can use to complete factsheets for species that includes: listing status, taxonomy, geographic location, and ecology.

US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) Endangered Species

Further Reading

Interested in learning more? Visit the following links for more information on endangered species and biodiversity.

Endangered Species Act
The Significance of Biodiversity: Why We Should Protect the Natural Environment
Convention on Biological Diversity
2010 International Year of Biodiversity
Wildlife Waystation: L.A. Non-Profit Animal Sanctuary
QuitDay - Our Wildlife: Smoking’s Impact on Nature





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