Adapt or die: Scientists warn that endangered animals are monitored to extinction. There are only a thousand or so giant pandas left in the wild.
There are more than 70,000 species of animals and plants on our planet. Unfortunately, three out of every ten are under threat.
The release last month of the updated Red List, compiled by the International Union for Conservation in Nature, indicated that more than 21,000 species are at risk of being wiped out. Read here.