Here is a list of SavingSpecies blog posts. Please click on the links below to access the blog articles and to leave comments on a particular post.
New Study Demonstrates the Power of Reconnecting Forests to Stop Extinctions - A new paper published Monday August 21, 2017 offers some of the best evidence yet for the efficacy of connecting fragmented forests for threatened species.
Outstanding News for Golden Lion Tamarins! - We at SavingSpecies are just thrilled to update the world on the spectacular results of our project to Connect, Protect, and Restore forests for endangered golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia) in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. Dr. Stuart Pimm, SavingSpecies president, wrote about the latest news of the greatly expanded protected area, and SavingSpecies’ critical role in making it happen, in a post at National Geographic. Read the story in full here, and please share the good news!
New Species of Tree Crab Discovered in India’s Western Ghats - The world’s biodiversity hotspots simply crawl with life. And a new species of tree crab–just discovered in the Western Ghats of India–shows that there is still so much more to discover!
SavingSpecies PSA - Here’s our PSA video featured on the front page. Cassidy Horn kindly did the voiceover, with others on the SavingSpecies team contributing photos, live footage and of course our amazing science. You can also watch the video on YouTube. Please let us know what you think in the comments.
New Project: Saving India’s Western Ghats for Tigers, Elephants - SavingSpecies is thrilled to announce its newest project: India’s Western Ghats Forest Protection and Connectivity Project!
NEW PROJECT! Sumatra: Forest Corridors for Orangutans, Tigers, and other species - SavingSpecies is thrilled to announce support for its most ambitious conservation project yet: the Sumatra Forest Connectivity Project for Orangutans and Tigers!
Fantastic Beasts on Screen and in the Natural World - We were delighted to see the New York Times report from behind the scenes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It was especially interesting to hear how actor Eddie Redmayne describes some of the fantastic creatures in the upcoming feature film, based on J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff.
Where might oil palm threaten species next? - SavingSpecies President, Stuart Pimm, and Vice-President, Clinton Jenkins have published an important study on how oil palm is moving into biodiverse areas in the tropical moist forests of the world.
“It can be done.” E.O. Wilson’s stirring vision for protecting biodiversity - Dr. E.O. Wilson, emeritus professor at Harvard and member of SavingSpecies' Science Board writes in the New York Times to set out his bold vision for protecting Earth’s wildlife and biodiversity.
Racing Extinction World Broadcast Premiere on Wednesday Dec. 2 9:00 PM ET/PT on Discovery! - Acclaimed filmmaker, Louie Psihoyos‘s important new documentary, Racing Extinction will make its world broadcast premiere Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, on the Discovery Channel–and SavingSpecies is proud to be a part it!