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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.

  • 25.03.2013
    An emergency meeting of Ministers of the Commission for Central African States in charge of defense and security, foreign relations and the protection of wildlife, has taken place in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 21-23 March 2013.
  • 20.03.2013
    Marking the International Day of Forests 2013 today, Dr Lynn Clayton, Project director with YANI an SOS grantee, and her young friend Yanto, report on one of several tree planting initiatives helping to build awareness and...
  • 08.03.2013
    Under the blistering Mozambique sun, two sleek white boats appear in the shallow azure waters of the Bazaruto archipelago. These boats will help SOS grantee Endangered Wildlife Trust and the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park staff to patrol the...
  • 01.03.2013
    SOS grantee Katala Foundation Incorporated (KFI), working to protect the Critically Endangered Philippine cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia expresses serious concerns after the recent approval of the construction of a coal-fired power plant opposite...
  • 26.02.2013
    IUCN Members in South Africa have been urged to continue making use of the IUCN convening power to discuss key conservation issues affecting South Africa and the rest of the world. The remarks were made by the IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng during...
  • 21.02.2013
    A press release published in recent days describes how 1 in 5 reptiles face threat of extinction based on a paper published by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in conjunction with experts from the IUCN species survival commission.  
  • 20.02.2013
    The following article is an adaptation of an original blog post written by Dr. Susan Canney, Project Leader with the Mali Elephant Project initiated by WILD Foundation; an SOS Rapid Action Grantee.
  • 18.02.2013
    Conservationists working to release and maintain populations of the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) in the wild in Baja California, Mexico have confirmed the existence of a young condor chick that hatched and fledged in the wild. The...
  • 15.02.2013
    Nineteen percent of the world’s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, states a paper published today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in conjunction with experts from the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC).
  • 15.02.2013
    Dynamic private foundation Fondation Segré announced today it would join IUCN's SOS initiative to help it increase funding channeled to key species conservation projects worldwide.


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