ENDANGERED SPECIES: Research focuses on big and beautiful creatures, not necessarily threatened ones -- study Joshua Learn, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, April 3, 2014 How endangered a species is has little to do with whether it will be studied, according to new research. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.