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Species on the 'Red List' of 2007

With global warming taking a front seat on environmental agendas these days, biodiversity loss is often overlooked as one of the most pressing issues.

Many species are declining to critical population levels, and important habitats are being destroyed, fragmented and destabilized through climate change, invasive species and direct human impacts.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species promotes awareness of threatened species. Here are some of the key species featured in this year's Red List.

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