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2013-05-15 23:27:33

Endangered Earth Journal.com will feature a three-part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN´s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, starting Endangered Species Day, May 17, 2013. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Endangered Earth Journal.com will feature part one, of a three part, 4,000 word interview, with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN´s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species,...

2013-05-15 23:27:30

Starting Endangered Species Day, May 17, 2013, a Tiger Journal.com will feature a three part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of IUCN´s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Starting Endangered Species Day, May 17, 2013, a Tiger Journal will feature part one, of a three part, 4,000 word interview, with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN´s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS...

2013-05-15 23:01:49

Join the South Carolina Aquarium´s Sea Turtle Rescue Program to bid farewell to three turtles. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 May 23rd is the big day! Three sea turtles rehabilitated at the Aquarium´s Sea Turtle Rescue Program will be released back into the Atlantic Ocean. The sea turtles being released suffered from a variety of injuries including entanglement and cold stunning. Join us on at the Isle of Palms County Park at 4:00 p.m. for the first release of the season,...

2013-05-13 12:25:05

WARMOUTH PORT, Mass., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A tigress named Zolushka (Russian for Cinderella) was successfully released to the wild by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) jointly with the Phoenix Fund, Special Inspection Tiger, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, and the Russian Academy of Sciences. As it happens frequently in Russia's Far East, the Amur tigress became an orphan in the winter of 2012. Zolushka's mother...

2013-05-10 08:27:43

POULSBO, Wash., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pope Resources (Nasdaq: POPE) announced a $5.7 million conservation sale to Columbia Land Trust of 2,330 acres on the southern flanks of Mount St. Helens. The sale conserves approximately nine miles of sensitive Pine Creek riparian habitat and adjacent forestlands. Pine Creek is a prime habitat for bull trout, a threatened species listed under the federal Endangered Species Act. Columbia Land Trust acquired the land with a grant from the...

2013-05-09 23:35:59

Large Loggerhead Buxton fully recovers at the South Carolina Aquarium´s Sea Turtle Hospital CHARLESTON, S.C. (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 After almost five months of expert care, a 75-pound juvenile loggerhead sea turtle is once again swimming in the Atlantic ocean. Buxton was brought to the South Carolina Aquarium´s Sea Turtle Rescue Program in January of this year along with two other loggerheads found on the coast of North Carolina. More on Buxton: Buxton, a 75-pound juvenile...

IUCN Develops New Red List For Endangered Ecosystems
2013-05-09 13:06:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List is widely considered to be the most comprehensive inventory of endangered and threatened species and the international organization is currently developing a similar list for the world´s fragile ecosystems. A new study in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, lays out a foundation of criteria for the list and applies these criteria to 20 ecosystems around the world....

2013-05-06 04:21:28

Program to Launch with the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) has launched a new company program today that will provide pro bono communications services on behalf of highly-regarded nonprofit organizations around the world, beginning with the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust (ALERT), a lion conservation and restoration charity located in Zambia, Africa. ALERT is dedicated to...

2013-05-02 20:20:32

Ogilvy & Mather Chicago Launches Social Responsibility Video On Behalf of APES CHICAGO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy & Mather Chicago recently launched a cause marketing video on behalf of pro bono client APES (a project of The Conservation Trust), to highlight the importance of protecting all primates, not simply the "cute" ones. In recent years, a popular trend amongst wildlife organizations has emerged to 'save the pandas.' Pandas, however, are just one species of...

2013-04-30 12:22:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking public input on its draft peregrine falcon management plan, which can be reviewed on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) by clicking on the "Peregrine Falcon Management Plan" icon on the homepage. Public comments on the peregrine management plan will be accepted until May 29 through the website; an email address - peregrinecomments@pa.gov; or by U.S. Mail to: Peregrine Falcon...


Latest Conservation Reference Libraries

Javan Rhinoceros, Rhinoceros sondaicus
2014-04-11 12:20:28

The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

San Gabriel slender salamander, Batrachoseps gabrieli
2014-02-06 09:49:23

The San Gabriel slender salamander (Batrachoseps gabrieli) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and it is found ranging from the San Gabriel Canyon, in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains to Kimbark and Waterman Canyon in the extreme western San Bernardino Mountains. The San Gabriel slender salamander grows to lengths between 1.5 and 2 inches. As its name implies, its small, slim body gives this salamander an almost wormlike...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

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