An ambitious new project to restore a scarred forest saves tiny monkeys like golden lion tamarins and big cats like pumas. The Mata Atlântica was an extraordinary ecosystem and is now in tatters. SavingSpecies is fighting to save it.
We are just thrilled to update our supporters on the spectacular results of our Golden Lion Tamarin project. We used our “CPR For Earth” strategy to connect, protect and restore forests for an endangered primate, the golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. Once on the verge of extinction, only surviving as an attraction in zoos, this tiny primate, weighing only about 1.5 lbs. now has a much better chance for long-term survival. By reconnecting the best remaining remnants of this once expansive forest in northern Brazil, there is now adequate habitat to support larger and more genetically […]
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.
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!
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!
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!