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10.05.2016

IUCN Save Our Species works to help Civil Society Organisations worldwide improve the long-term survival of threatened species and the communities who depend on them while coordinating their achievements for heightened collective impact. Sharing grantees’ stories, news and lessons learned is vital to our success catalysing a culture that protects and invests in species: the building block of our life-support system.

You can also find all articles published in our newsletter - A Call from the Wild - below.

  • 23.06.2015
    Successful conservation action has boosted the populations of the Iberian Lynx and the Guadalupe Fur Seal, while the African Golden Cat, the New Zealand Sea Lion and the Lion are facing increasing threats to their survival, according to the latest...
  • 21.06.2015
    Given the large numbers in captivity around the world, it seems incredible that almost nothing is known of the lives of wild Timneh parrots (Psittacus timneh).  
  • 19.06.2015
    In May 2015, death swept through the Saiga of Kazakhstan halving the population of this Critically Endangered antelope so fast it left scientists, experts and authorities scratching their heads. What could possibly cause such a catastrophe?  
  • 12.06.2015
    A new IUCN report released today evaluates the state of West and Central Africa’s terrestrial and freshwater fauna and highlights the inadequacy of responses to rapid wildlife decline in the region. Improved legislation and much more effective...
  • 10.06.2015
    After a successful first call for proposals in October last year, IUCN's Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) is now calling for a second round of proposals from eligible applicants.
  • 08.06.2015
    According to the United Nations, World Oceans Day is about a healthy planet being based on healthy oceans – so true and in so many ways! The ecological pressures on Earth’s oceans are as diverse and daunting as the storms that can roll across its...
  • 02.06.2015
    Business is increasingly regarded as a key player in leading nature conservation. This week IUCN is engaging with representatives of several global businesses at the Sustainable Brands conference taking place in San Diego. Here is one example of...
  • 28.05.2015
    Even after long years of nesting monitoring, there are still things that surprise us all. For the first time on Vamizi Island in Mozambique, on the turtle monitoring project that started over 10 years ago, four albino green turtle hatchlings...
  • 23.05.2015
    IUCN Director General Inger Andersen will join international efforts to seek creative nature-based solutions to global environmental challenges by addressing the World Leaders´ Conservation Forum (WLCF) which takes place on Jeju Island, Republic of...
  • 20.05.2015
    The paper, “The Importance and Benefits of Species”, released today in the journal Current Biology, advocates a conservation philosophy that all species are important, no matter their direct use by humans, apparent value, intelligence or...

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