• Species: Polynesian Ground-dove Island: Acteon and Gambier Archipelago
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    Island Conservation Project Director Richard Griffiths reports live from the field as we restore six islands in French Polynesia to save the Critically Endangered Polynesian Ground-dove and other threatened species.

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  • Species: Floreana Mockingbird Island: Floreana Island, Galapagos
    Can we prevent the next natural disaster

    Not every natural disaster is a tornado, earthquake or volcano. Natural disaster time-bombs are ticking on islands all over the world. Luckily, there’s something we can do about it.

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  • Species: Polynesian Ground-dove Island: Acteon and Gambier Archipelagos
    Update from the field: French Polynesia

    Island Conservation Project Director Richard Griffiths reports live from the field as we restore six islands in French Polynesia to save the Critically Endangered Polynesian Ground-dove and other threatened species.

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  • Species: Ricord's Iguana Island: Cabritos Island, Dominican Republic
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    The Critically Endangered Ricord’s Iguana (Cyclura ricordi) and the Vulnerable Rhinoceros Iguana (Cyclura cornuta) are the only native Caribbean iguana species that live alongside each other, and it’s tough to decide which species is more impressive.

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  • Species: Alto Velo Least Gecko Island: Alto Velo Island, Dominican Republic
    Saving species in the Dominican Republic

    The day April 09, 2015 was monumental for native plants and animals in the Dominican Republic – they just didn’t know it.

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  • Species: Tufted Puffin Island: Hawadax Island, AK
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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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    Release the hounds! Rescue Dogs Saved and now Saving Galápagos Wildlife.

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  • Species: Ancient Murrelet Island: Arichika Island, BC
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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: Pinzón Giant Tortoise Island: Pinzón Island, Galápagos
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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: 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.

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Rare chance for some of our world’s rarest birds!

Rare chance for some of our world’s rarest birds! Largest Conservation Project Ever in French Polynesia Hits Historic Milestone Resources: Français, Photographs, Supplemental Video / B-roll, Interviews with operation leaders Acteon & Gambier Archipelagos, French Polynesia, July 29, 2015 BirdLife International, with Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (SOP Manu - BirdLife Partner in French Polynesia) and Island Conservation, has just completed an ambitious conservation operation on six remote islands in the Tuamotu (Acteon group) & Gambier archipelagos. The project makes an unprecedented contribution to saving one of our world’s rarest birds and a number of other endangered species from extinction....