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January 29th, 2014
Saving the World’s Most Endangered Lizards
January 29th, 2014
Salvando a las Lagartijas en Mayor Peligro del Mundo
November 25th, 2013
Island Conservation Impact Report
October 23rd, 2013
Hawadax Island Recovery Exceeding Expectations
October 15th, 2013
One Step Closer to Restoring Balance and Safe Seabird Habitat in Gwaii Haanas
July 24th, 2013
Back from the Brink of Extinction
July 24th, 2013
International Experts Convened to Improve Tropical Island Rodent Eradications
June 11th, 2013
Titi on Tahanea get a Helping Hand; Globally Endangered Shorebird Protected
June 11th, 2013
Coup de pouce pour les Titi de Tahanea. Protection d’un limicole en danger d’extinction
June 11th, 2013
Parks Canada and the Haida Nation Restoring Critical Seabird Habitat
June 4th, 2013
Native Iguanas and Shearwaters Saved from Invasive Mice on Allen Cay, The Bahamas
May 16th, 2013
Invasive Species: The 18-km2 rat trap
February 14th, 2013
Island Night Lizard: No longer threatened?
February 14th, 2013
Island Recovery Evident Ten Years after the Removal of Rats
January 14th, 2013
Battle at the End of Eden by Amanda R. Martinez
January 14th, 2013
Native Species Expected to Rebound on Rat-free Palmyra Atoll
December 8th, 2012
Galápagos Restoration Projects Makes Islands Safe for Native Species
December 8th, 2012
Island Conservation Opens New Office in Hawaii
July 31st, 2012
Funding secured for Lord Howe Island restoration
July 31st, 2012
Tahanea Atoll Motus now safe for the Titi!
July 31st, 2012
Island Conservation and Birdlife International Form Partnership to Tackle Pacific Pests
June 14th, 2012
Million Dollar Mouse Campaign
May 31st, 2012
It's Official!
May 1st, 2012
Restoring Wildlife Habitat on Desecheo Island
May 1st, 2012
Restauración del Hábitat del Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre de Desecheo
October 31st, 2011
The Sounds of Recovery
October 31st, 2011
Olivier Langrand joins Island Conservation as Director of Global Affairs
ARCHIVED ARTICLES
02/2012 Native Species on San Nicolas Island are Now Free to Reclaim Their Island Home
09/2011 Meet Dr. Ray Nias
09/2011 Palmyra: No Place for Pessimists
09/2011 Palmyra Atoll Restoration Project Completes Operational Phase to Remove Non-native Rats
07/2011 Island Hopping: Saving Species in the Tropical Pacific
04/2011 Meet our new Caribbean Regional Director!
03/2011 The Surfer's Journal meets Island Conservation
03/2011 Galapagos Restoration Partners Release Hawks Back to Islands
03/2011 Socios a cargo de la restauración de Galápagos liberan a veinte gavilanes en las islas
01/2011 Galápagos Restoration Project Achieves Conservation Milestone
12/2010 Island Conservation's 2009 Annual Report
12/2010 Island Conservation's Annual Report
08/2010 Rat Island is officially rat-free!
08/2010 IC helps Robinson Crusoe Island residents with tsunami recovery
05/2010 Meet our new South America Regional Director!
05/2010 Author David Quammen speaks on behalf of Island Conservation
03/2010 2010 International Year of Biodiversity
12/2009 Island Conservation's 2008 Annual Report
09/2009 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Publishes Priority List for Restoration of Islands with Invasive Species
05/2009 Island Conservation Honored with Department of Interior Partners in Conservation Award
12/2008 Saving Seabirds in the Aleutians
04/2008 IC and Galapagos and Machalilla National Parks unite to protect Waved Albatross on Isla de la Plata

 
December 23rd, 2010
Island Conservation's Annual Report
Island Conservation and our partners are re-writing the future for native island species.

As you will read in the 2010 Annual Report, with your support, the Critically Endangered San Nicolas Island Fox, in California’s Channel Islands; the Threatened Higo Chumbo Cactus, on Puerto Rico’s Desecheo Island; and the Leach’s Storm-petrel, on Rat Island, in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands are thriving now that we have freed their islands of invasive predators.

2011: The Year of Growth

We entered 2011 determined to fulfill our mission in a bigger way. We continued our work protecting native plants and animals from Rábida, Bartolomé and eight  islets in the Galápagos with the Galápagos National Park and Charles Darwin Foundation—the first phase of a larger project to restore the famed archipelago and protect 12 threatened species, including the Endangered Galápagos Penguin by removing invasive rodents. We then focused our attention on Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific’s Line Islands to protect the rare Pisonia forest, the Coconut Crab and critical habitat for 29 bird species within a vast 450,000 square mile range with our partners the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy.
 
But we didn’t stop there. We established new programs in Chile, Australia, the Caribbean and the Galápagos. We created an innovative database of the world’s most threatened island species, so we, and our partners, know exactly where we need to work to prevent extinctions.

Our Sincerest Thanks

Thank you to all our supporters, partners and friends for your committment to conservation. Together  we are making the difference between survival and extinction.  

P.S. Be sure to read our letter “Island Rescue: Leveraging Our Work to Make a Global Difference” in the Annual Report to see where we're going in 2012!

Threatened Higo Chumbo (Harrisia portoricensis) on Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. In 2003, only nine of the Caribbean endemic and Threatened Higo Chumbo cactus plants could be found on Puerto Rico’s Desecheo Island. But in 2010, following the removal of majority of invasive species from the island, Island Conservation field surveys counted 33 thriving plants.

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