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The First International Olm Workshop!

Since the Croatian Herpetological Society started the olm conservation project “PROTEUS” in 2011, we have hosted several very important meetings and round-table discussions within Croatia. This year, however, we were tasked with organising the first international olm workshop, bringing together scientists from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary and the United Kingdom.      Through a lot […]

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Priceless or Worthless?

Luristan Newt

High ranking EDGE species, Attenborough’s echidna, the Luristan newt and the pygmy three-toed sloth, have topped a new list of the species closest to extinction released today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature.   For the first time ever, more than 8,000 scientists from the […]

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