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Sunda Pangolin Project Update from Vietnam

A previous blog and video introduced our Fellow Tran Quang Phuong who is working as part of the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program (CPCP) team in Vietnam to fully rehabilitate and release Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) that have been confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade industry. Here is the latest update… Conclusions from the monitoring […]

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Species of the Week: Sumatran Striped Rabbit

The distinctive brown stripes on the face and body of the Sumatran rabbit (Nesolagus netscheri) enable it to blend perfectly with its rainforest habitat. In 2008, WWF scientists stumbled upon a single rabbit, but it had not previously been seen since the 1930s. Today it is still considered the rarest and most elusive rabbit in […]

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Gabby Wild Does it for the Giant Salamander

Over the past month of May, Gabby Wild has been a busy bee. In conjunction with EDGE she launched her campaign to save the Chinese giant salamander, which is critically endangered and the largest living amphibian. The dress she is wearing represents the salamander and was designed by eco-friendly fashion designer Luis Valenzuela, who made […]

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The Last Survivors: Busy Times in the Caribbean

We owe all of you a huge apology since it has been over two months since our last blog update. The whole team has been so rushed off our feet that we have not had much of a chance to write a blog. However, let me update you with some of what’s been happening. As […]

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