Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction -- IUCN Red List

North America's most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations, while the loss of wilderness areas and poaching are contributing to the declining numbers of five African antelope species.

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Last updated on 15 September 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Addax nasomaculatus
Gazella cuvieri
Gazella dorcas
Gazella leptoceros
Nanger dama
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals