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September 2016

 

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lions

Long Live the King

As Africa’s lions slide towards extinction, are we on the verge of having to reassess humanity’s relationship with the iconic species? Chris Fitch reports

 

lynx

Cats on the Brink

Katie Stacey and Luke Massey investigate Spain’s efforts to maintain habitats for the Iberian lynx, a European wild cat on the verge of dying out

 

saola

The Growing Silence

The saola is one of the world’s rarest large mammals. But as Melody Kemp discovers, illegal poaching is seeing its home being steadily emptied

 

kew

Plant Life

Kew Gardens has produced the world’s first comprehensive report on plant species, finding over one fifth at risk of extinction. Laura Cole reports

 

venus flytraps

Trapped in the Carolinas

Laura Cole discovers in North Carolina, a three-pronged threat to the only wild habitat of the Venus flytrap

 

deextinction

Back to Life

Is extinction forever? Chris Fitch meets the small but growing movement that is daring to think otherwise 

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