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  • 29.02.2016
    The project team working to save the Critically Endangered endemic cycad (Encephalartos whitelockii) has reported on two more important developments in their work in the Mpanga Falls region of Western Uganda.  
  • 24.02.2016
    Community conservation efforts in northern Kenya are bringing back the world’s most threatened antelope from the edge of extinction. SOS Grantee Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) reports that numbers of Critically Endangered Hirola (Beatragus hunteri...
  • 22.02.2016
    Marking the launch of the first SOS invertebrate conservation project, grantee Dr Tony Whitten, Fauna and Flora International (FFI), an IUCN Member, explains how he came to discover a new species just as it teetered on the edge of extinction.  
  • 20.02.2016
    Marking World Pangolin Day 2016, SOS is delighted to share news that its Fondation Segré Pangolin Conservation Initiative has recorded the first known footage of a wild Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) in Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary,...
  • 18.02.2016
    Gland, Switzerland, 18 February 2016 (IUCN) - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), supported by partners including the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) and global conservation charity the Zoological...
  • 13.02.2016
    In reflecting on project activities, challenges and successes to date, David Nangoma, Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust in Malawi explains the importance of the development and implementation of the Cedar Management Plan to the achievement of his...
  • 23.01.2016
    Pangolins are the most heavily poached and trafficked mammals on the planet. Until recently, most people didn’t even know they existed. Earlier this year, a major new conservation initiative was launched to raise awareness of pangolins and address...
  • 20.01.2016
    Launching something new often brings mixed feelings - excitement and uncertainty. What if it fails? But what if it soars! And so it was with the inaugural Terre Sauvage Nature Image Awards Threatened Species category in 2015.
  • 24.11.2015
    The latest edition of ‘Primates in Peril: The world’s 25 most endangered primates’ has been revealed today. Compiled by the Primate Specialist Group of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission (SSC), Bristol Zoological Society, the International...

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