Latest postsHere 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 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!
NEW PROJECT! Brazil’s Atlantic Forest - SavingSpecies is thrilled to announce an exciting new project to connect, protect, and restore the Mata Atlantica—Brazil’s Atlantic Coastal Forest!
Connecting Coastal Ecuador’s Forests: Phase 2! - Our supporters helped put a 'down payment' for biodiversity in the north coast of Ecuador, increasing the size and protection of an important forest reserve--now, SavingSpecies and its partners are ready for the next phase in our forest corridor strategy!
Good news for Pandas–and many more rare and endangered species in China! - A new paper by Chinese-doctoral student Li Binbin and SavingSpecies President Dr. Stuart Pimm is demonstrating that in protecting habitat for the panda, many other species are also getting protections, too!
Louie Psihoyos’s new film Racing Extinction will offset its carbon with SavingSpecies - SavingSpecies is thrilled to announce that it will offset the carbon costs of acclaimed documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos’ new film Racing Extinction!
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gives $750K Grant to SavingSpecies - We are thrilled to announce that the Leonardo Di Caprio Foundation (LDF) has awarded SavingSpecies a $750,000 grant! This very generous grant supports our conservation mission around the world.