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(of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered

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Accordingly, to mark Threatened Species Day I am pleased to announce the Governments intention to amend the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 to increase the penalties for those who deliberately kill threatened species in Tasmania.
The 32-year-old Lebanese salesman had threatened to kill the 27-year-old Iranian woman and to post on Facebook and WhatsApp a video of them together that he secretly recorded in May 2014.
The 43-year-old policeman was said to have verbally threatened to stab the corporal with a knife if he reported to his superiors that he had spotted him drinking liquor in August.
Yesterday Judge Martin Nolan said Ennis displayed an incredibly violent and aggressive stance towards the gardai who had handled the situation well but had reason to feel threatened.
The sub- inspector threatened the victim with dire consequences if she refused to settle the case with the accused.
The 29-year-old Pakistani postman allegedly threatened to kill the businesswoman in phone calls and text messages he sent to both her and her husband.
Number of Endangered and Threatened Animals in the United States Group Threatened Endangered Total Mammals 14 69 Birds 16 76 Reptiles 24 13 Amphibians 10 14 Fish 66 73 Clams 8 63 Snails 111 25 Arachnids (spiders) 0 12 Crustaceans (shrimp, lobsters, crabs) 3 19
According to the study, of almost 4,000 species that have been carefully assessed, over one fifth (22%) are classed as Threatened.
The situation is equally serious for beetles, threatened mainly by habitat loss due to logging.
Byrne was alleged to have threatened his neighbours in November following an argument over a fence.
The overall theme of a communication denotes the primary category selected, while other ancillary factors, such as the mechanism of a threatened action itself, can place it into a secondary one.
Seeking to avert a threatened job action, the City Council today will consider a proposal that would force a contract settlement with the 8,000- member Engineers and Architects Association, which is demanding wage parity with the DWP.
Into this situation, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was introduced by a man named Wolf-Dieter Busch, who in January 2005 filed a petition to the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) to place the Eastern oyster on the federally protected threatened and endangered species list.
Threatened by erosion, desertification, overgrazing and global warming, cedar forests in the Moroccan Middle Atlas Mountains are going through a hard time.