2019
Drones Restore Galápagos Islands

Drones Restore Galápagos Islands

The Directorate of the Galápagos National Park (Dirección del Parque Nacional Galápagos – DPNG) and Island Conservation complete a world first by using drones to rid two Galápagos Islands of invasive rats.

2019
Galápagos Land Iguanas Return to Santiago

Galápagos Land Iguanas Return to Santiago

The Directorate of Galápagos National Park (Dirección del Parque Nacional Galápagos – DPNG) and Island Conservation reintroduce 1,436 Galápagos Land Iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) to Santiago Island to restore the islands’ ecological health and protect this important population.

2018

Hope Resurfaces for the Humboldt Reserve

Humboldt Penguins and Peruvian Diving-petrels in the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve, Chile on the path to recovery following removal of invasive rabbits.

2018
Protecting Food Supplies, Livelihoods, and Native Wildlife

Protecting Food Supplies, Livelihoods, and Native Wildlife

Kayangel Island, Palau residents partner with Island Conservation to protect wildlife, livelihoods, and ensure food security by removing invasive rats.

2018

Palmyra Vegetation Rebounds

Island Conservation biologists document 5,000% increase in native tree recruitment on Palmyra Atoll.

2018

Saving the Yelkouan Shearwater

Tavolara Island, Italy is declared free of invasive rats benefiting the world’s largest population of Yelkouan Shearwaters.

2018

Restoring Ngeanges Island

A historic project protects Palau’s iconic species after Ngeanges Island is declared free of invasive rats.

2018
Help Is on the Way for Gough Island

Help Is on the Way for Gough Island

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and Island Conservation formalize a partnership to protect Albatross breeding colonies from invasive mice on Gough and Henderson Islands.

2018
Joining the Global Island Partnership

Joining the Global Island Partnership

Island Conservation joins the Global Island Partnership to help build resilient and sustainable island communities.

2018
Signs of Recovery on Desecheo Island

Signs of Recovery on Desecheo Island

Island Conservation and partners are beginning to see signs of recovery following the removal of invasive rats from Desecheo Island, including Audubon’s Shearwaters sighted for the first time and new Bridled Tern nests discovered.

2017
Innovation and the GBIRd Partnership

Innovation and the GBIRd Partnership

Island Conservation and partners formalize Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents Partnership to investigate use of gene drive in rodents as a tool to prevent island extinctions.

2017
How to Save Vulnerable Island Species

How to Save Vulnerable Island Species

Island Conservation biologists find that 41% of all Critically Endangered and Endangered terrestrial vertebrates live on islands.

 

BUILDING ON SUCCESS

As Island Conservation celebrates our 25th year of success in conservation we will share articles of hope and recovery on islands and highlight the innovative approaches that will carry us through the next 25 years.

 

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