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  • 27.03.2012
    A patrol team discovered 35 lethal poachers` snares encircling a salt-lick where Babirusas gather. They could rescue two Babirusas that were trapped in the snares. The SOS-funded project aims to reduce destructive pressures on the Sulawesi Nantu...
  • 09.03.2012
    Representatives from IUCN Secretariat, Commissions, Membership and Council met in Zanzibar from March 5-9, 2012 to strengthen collaboration on coastal work and set priorities for the coming 5 years.  Participants learned that an impressive...
  • 06.03.2012
    The quest to protect globally threatened species has taken a large leap forward today with the announcement of the French Global Environment Facility’s (FGEF) commitment to support SOS (Save Our Species) with a € 1 million grant.
  • 06.03.2012
    The International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group, co-organized by IUCN and Conservation International, revisited Blue Carbon policy recommendations. The revised Blue Carbon Policy Framework 2.0 outlines new and revised activities needed to include...
  • 18.02.2012
    A turtle baby boom on the Baguan Island of Turtle Islands in the Philippines has produced a record 1.4 million eggs according to Conservation International (CI) Philippines citing figures from the Department of Environment and Resources (DENR).
  • 10.02.2012
    Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2011, is the third book in a series of case study publications from the IUCN SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group (RSG). Covering 24 different countries and a range of taxonomic groups, the case studies...
  • 09.02.2012
    Top wildlife experts from around the world have allocated $US 3.3 million to 23 species conservation projects. Gorillas, cockatoos, and frogs are some of the many threatened species that are receiving a helping hand from SOS (...
  • 07.02.2012
    Ever heard a frog singing? Listen to six species of frog calls in Tamá Bi-national Park / Colombia. "The calls of frogs are essential to identify the species, because each species has a particular call", says project leader Aldemar...
  • 07.02.2012
    First surveys confirmed the presence of a population of pygmy hippos in the waterways at the foot of the Loma Mountain in the north of Sierra Leone. The project team is working with local villagers to stop hunting and protect the remaining habitat.

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