Endangered Species

Each of these works were part of the inaugural Endcount exhibition at Piermarq gallery in Sydney.
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The Atlantic Sturgeon was extremely abundent in north America when the first settlers arrived and has since been overfished almost to extinction.  The Atlantic Sturgeon is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN. We have chosen to show 300 in our artwork. http://www.endcount.com/index/#/atlantic-sturgeon/

The Atlantic Sturgeon was extremely abundent in north America when the first settlers arrived and has since been overfished almost to extinction. The Atlantic Sturgeon is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN. We have chosen to show 300 in our artwork. http://www.endcount.com/index/#/atlantic-sturgeon/

illustration by www.lilyartist.com #endcount

Endcount Watercolour / mixed media on 300 gsm fine art paper + frame Giclee prints for sale By Lily Perthuis

Sudan  Change in Forest Cover: Between 1990 and 2000, Sudan lost an average of 589,000 hectares of forest per year.   In total, between 1990 and 2005, Sudan lost 11.6% of its forest cover, or around 8,835,000 hectares. Sudan lost -1,767,000 hectares—0—of its primary forest cover during that time.

Sudan Change in Forest Cover: Between 1990 and Sudan lost an average of hectares of forest per year. In total, between 1990 and Sudan lost of its forest cover, or around hectares. Sudan lost its primary forest cover during that time.

Bee death rates approached 60% in California Beekeepers called it the vampire mite scare because of its likely link to varroa mites—parasites that feed on the bodily fluids of bees. Data are approximate.

Bee death rates approached in California Beekeepers called it the vampire mite scare because of its likely link to varroa mites—parasites that feed on the bodily fluids of bees. Data are approximate.

Southern Cassowary  The Australian population was estimated to number c. 2,500 birds in 2010, but it is declining. Garnett et al. (2011) estimated the Australian population to number 2,500 mature individuals. In Australia, it was historically threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation. This species is believed to have undergone a rapid decline in the last three generations (44 years) in Australia.

Artwork documenting endangered species that integrates physical and digital elements to tell important stories about our planet.

Yellow Chat (Dawson)  The total population size of the Yellow Chat (Dawson) is estimated at approximately 240 birds (Houston et al. 2004b). However, the extinction of the population on Curtis Island, if confirmed, would reduce this estimate to approximately 200 birds.

Artwork documenting endangered species that integrates physical and digital elements to tell important stories about our planet.

From an estimate of 1,000 Sumatran tigers in the wild in 1978, the population is now closer to 400 individuals in the wild. This closeup shows the detail in the painting that contains 400 tigers to make up the whole.http://www.endcount.com/index/#/sumatran-tiger/

From an estimate of 1,000 Sumatran tigers in the wild in 1978, the population is now closer to 400 individuals in the wild. This closeup shows the detail in the painting that contains 400 tigers to make up the whole.http://www.endcount.com/index/#/sumatran-tiger/

Bluefin Tuna - Stocks of Atlantic bluefin tuna are estimated to have fallen by at least 51% since 1970. Exact numbers are not known but it is estimated there are as few as 40,000 left in the wild.  http://www.endcount.com/index/#/bluefin-tuna/

Bluefin Tuna - Stocks of Atlantic bluefin tuna are estimated to have fallen by at least 51% since 1970. Exact numbers are not known but it is estimated there are as few as 40,000 left in the wild. http://www.endcount.com/index/#/bluefin-tuna/

880 Mountain Gorillas  The mountain gorilla is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN. This image shows all 880 mountain gorillas left in the wild in one image  http://www.endcount.com/index/#/mountain-gorilla/

880 Mountain Gorillas The mountain gorilla is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN. This image shows all 880 mountain gorillas left in the wild in one image http://www.endcount.com/index/#/mountain-gorilla/

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