• Species: Tufted Puffin Island: Hawadax
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    On April 16 we redoubled our commitment to our successful, 17-year-old conservation partnership with the Service through the formal adoption of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to save imperiled island species.

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  • Species: Galápagos' Plants and Animals Island: Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos
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    Rescue Dogs Saved and now Saving Galápagos Wildlife.

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  • Species: Ancient Murrelet Island: Arichika
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    According to traditional knowledge, the Ancient Murrelet (SGin Xaana or night bird in the Haida language) was once abundant on Arichika Island in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia.

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  • Species: Island Fox Island: San Nicolas Island, CA
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    ‘As we extinguish a large portion of the planet’s biodiversity, we lose also a large portion of our world’s beauty, complexity, intellectual interest, spiritual depth, and ecological health.’

    – David Quammen, Author and Journalist

  • Species: Humboldt Penguin Island: Choros Island, Chile
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    The Vulnerable Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti), other threatened species, and Chile’s Islas Choros ecosystem can now recover and thrive thanks to the successful removal of damaging invasive European rabbits.

  • Species: Chelonoidis duncanensis Island: Pinzón
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    Maybe you’ve seen the Galápagos…but never like this!
    By Heath Packard

    Sunday night, Dr. Karl Campbell, Island Conservation’s own Galápagos Program Director, will be featured in an hour-long CNN documentary The Wonder List: Galápagos.

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  • Species: Ricord's Iguana Island: Isla Cabritos, Dominican Republic
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    ‘Island Conservation should be a model for the interaction of conservation biologists and managers who have to deal with damaging exotics. It is refreshing to see some conservation victories on the ground….’

    – Dan Simberloff, Director, University of Tennessee’s Institute for Biological Invasions

  • Species: Juan Fernandez Firecrown (Female) Island: Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile
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    ‘Island Conservation is the world’s most effective organization in terms of species saved from extinction per dollar spent.’

     – Michael Soule, Cofounder, the Society for Conservation Biology

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