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In 1968, Apollo 8 traveled to Earth’s moon and sent back the 1st pictures from lunar orbit of our home planet.  On the Christmas Eve broadcast, Command Module Pilot Jim Lovell said:

“The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth.”

The 1st Earth Day was on April 22, 1970.

Earthrise 1968

Today, many species are facing critical loss of habitat due to Climate Change.

International Union for Conservaton of Nature (IUNC)

Display Dates

ENDANGERED  ran from August 2019 to November 2019 in Thompson Library

Parts of the exhibit can be seen at the Geology Library in Orton Hall


Snow Leopard Cub / Panthera uncia / Red List: Vulnerable

Pallas' Cat / Otocolobus manul / Red List: Near Threatened

Asian Elephant / Elephas maximus / Red List: Decreasing

Koala / Phascolarctos cinereus / Red List: Decreasing

North American River Otter / Lontra Canadensis / Red List: Stable

Giant PandaAiluropoda melanoleuca /  Red List: Vulnerable



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