Antpitta discovery triggers 20 years of conservation

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In 1997, a chance encounter with a newly discovered species of Antpitta resulted in the launch of the Jocotoco Foundation, and the protection of thousands of hectares of habitat in the Ecuadorian Andes. The discovery was made by world-renowned ornithologist, … Continued

Fifteen new gecko species discovered in Myanmar

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Scientists, supported by Fauna and Flora international, recently announced that they had found an unprecedented fifteen gecko species that are new to science.     The discoveries were made in the karst (limestone) landscapes in Myanmar over a two-week period … Continued

Learning more about Galapagos’s whale sharks

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In spite of being the world’s largest extant fish species and occurring in all warm, temperate seas (apart from the Mediterranean), we know relatively little about this gentle giant. Currently listed as ‘endangered’ on the IUCN Red List, the primary … Continued

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