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A success story: invasive rats have already been successfully eradicated from Anacapa Island in the Channel Islands © Abe Borker

New study reveals why islands are our biggest...

Wed, 25/10/2017
New research has found that nearly half of the earth’s highly threatened vertebrates live on islands – and two thirds of them share their homes with harmful invasive species. With this information, we’re better equipped than ever before to focus our conservation action where it’s most needed.
El pingüino de las Galápagos es el único que vive al norte del ecuador © Shutterstock

Contra viento y marea: salvando al pingüino de...

Fri, 14/04/2017
Las cálidas aguas que tanto nos gustan a los humanos son también un paraíso para el pingüino de las Galápagos. Pero, ¿por qué está tan amenazado este pequeño pingüino?
Galapagos Penguin © Shutterstock

The penguin that paddles in paradise

Tue, 11/04/2017
No huddles please for the Galapagos Penguin; this tropical birdcalls the warm waters of the equator its home. But life in paradise is anything but a walk in the sun...

Ecosystem Services in High Andean Wetlands

Wed, 10/04/2013
Ecosystem services provided by high Andean wetlands must be understood in order to ensure their conservation.