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  • 16.03.2016
    Conserving mantas and ‘flying rays’ on the conflict-ridden islands of Tawi Tawi is best done with the help of the locals, writes Isabel Ender of the Manta Trust, an SOS grantee.
  • 14.03.2016
    SOS is delighted to share project activities, challenges and successes to date of the Birds’ Nest protection programme. Project team leader, Simon Mahood, Technical Advisor with the IUCN member Wildlife Conservation Society’s Cambodia Programme (WCS...
  • 09.03.2016
    The number of African rhinos killed by poachers has increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015, according to new data compiled by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...
  • 05.03.2016
    With illegal wildlife trade being a core issue of the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, the role and value of SMART conservation software is pertinent. Marking World Wildlife Day March 3 2016, we travel to the Okapi Faunal Reserve in...
  • 03.03.2016
    Having laws to conserve nature and knowing how to use them are two different things – if done well, seahorse conservation in the Philippines could pave the way for other species, writes Dr. Amanda Vincent on World Wildlife Day.  
  • 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...

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