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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.

  • 13.02.2013
    This week, Chinese New Year celebrations mark the beginning of the Year of the Snake and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is celebrating snakes and their importance for healthy habitats and livelihoods.
  • 12.02.2013
    Soaring high in the skies over Baja California’s Sierra San Pedro Martir Park is a growing number of California Condors (Gymnogyps californianus), Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. For those...
  • 12.02.2013
      A team of young researchers from Colombia have recently published an article in the journal Zootaxa describing two new species of salamander discovered during a project supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme and Save Our Species....
  • 08.02.2013
    Once bitten, twice shy. Or perhaps, in this case the phrase should be ‘once stung, twice shy’. That is the lesson SOS grantee, People Resources and Conservation Foundation, hopes poachers will take from a recent successful ‘sting’ operation carried...
  • 31.01.2013
    The year–long and now escalating conflict in Mali poses a real threat to the Gourma Elephants, so WILD Foundation, an SOS grantee, has adjusted its planning and on-the-ground work to anticipate issues that may arise. Originally...
  • 29.01.2013
    It is a symbolic irony the Golden Mantella frog’s habitat and the species’ very survival is under threat due to the proliferation of artisanal gold mining among the rivers and ponds that form its jungle habitat in Madagascar’s Mangabe region.  
  • 25.01.2013
    Why would someone rush out of the city on Friday after work to drive deep into the night and get up extra early the following morning just to go for a walk? Because it’s not just any walk; it’s a CAT (Citizen Action for Tigers) walk where...
  • 04.01.2013
    After two fatal Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) attacks on people in Australia in the last few months, calls have been made to cull the wild population of crocodiles in the Northern Territory.
  • 04.12.2012
    In response to growing concern about illegal trade in wildlife, the US Department of State has declared 4 December as Wildlife Conservation Day and is calling for individuals across the world to support threatened species by signing up to a Wildlife...
  • 28.11.2012
    Ever seen a flying Hirola? The tall distinctive Hirola (Beatragus hunteri) is the world’s most endangered antelope and is the only existing member of its genus. It is also, quite possibly, the only one to have flown by helicopter.  

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