USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is final

Reposted from Dr. Susan Crockford’s Polar Bear Science Posted on August 12, 2019 | Comments Off on USA finally updates Endangered Species Act after 45 years & the decision is final Just out this morning: “Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt unveiled improvements to the implementing regulations of the ESA designed to increase…

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New machine learning method predicts additions to global list of threatened plant species

From Eurekalert Public Release: 3-Dec-2018 Researchers created and trained a machine learning algorithm to assign risk probabilities to 150,000 plant species worldwide University of Maryland The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species is a powerful tool for researchers and policymakers working to stem the tide of species loss across…