Press Releases

  • ProAves, Rainforest Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) have announced the creation of the Chamicero de Perijá Nature Reserve, the first protected area in northern Colombia’s Serranía de Perijá mountain range.

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  • Guatemala’s National Congress created the Sierra Caral National Protected Area on May 13, making it the nation’s first federally protected area to be established in seven years. The core of the new 47,000 acre protected area is the Sierra Caral Amphibian Conservation Reserve, which local conservation partner FUNDAECO created with the support of Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) and Rainforest Trust (RT) in 2012.

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  • Southeast Asia is the center of the world’s species extinction crisis, yet gets very little attention. Global Wildlife Conservation's partner, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has filled that gap with critical funding that includes a GWC project to save the Critically Endangered Saola (scientific name Pseudoryx nghetinhensis aka ‘The Last Unicorn’). CEPF announced this important new round of funding today May 22, International Biodiversity Day.

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  • A consortium of partners including the Amphibian Survival Alliance, Rainforest Trust (RT), Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) and the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) have come together to enable local partner Fundación Jocotoco to purchase more than 270,000 acres of critical wildlife habitat in Ecuador. The mammoth property acquisition, which includes the 18,714-foot Antisana Volcano, will create a permanent refuge for three threatened species of frogs from the genus Pristimantis found nowhere else and the largest population of Andean Condor in the Northern Andes.

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  • Leaping to the Rescue: Million Dollar Fund for Frogs

    12/17/13

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    The Amphibian Survival Alliance, Rainforest Trust, Global Wildlife Conservation and Andrew Sabin Family Foundation are taking a bold step in the fight to save amphibians by committing one million dollars to protect key habitats worldwide over the coming year. The fund, which has been named the Leapfrog Conservation Fund, will be dispersed through the ASA – the world’s largest partnership for amphibian conservation – to strategically protect and manage key habitats for frogs, salamanders, caecilians and other species for the benefit of current and future generations.

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  • Global Rescue Partners with Global Wildlife Conservation

    11/20/13

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    Offers Medical and Security Evacuation Services to Support Remote Exploration Needed to Save Threatened Species

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  • Exploring for the first time the most remote forests in the greenest country in the world, scientists with Conservation International’s Rapid Assessment Program and Global Wildlife Conservation document new species and climate-resilient sources of freshwater and other ecosystem services central to Suriname’s sustainable development.

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  • Several unique wildlife species captured the attention of voters in a just-completed campaign naming the Alliance for Zero Extinction’s (AZE’s) 7 Wonders of Endangered Species.

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  • ‘Extinct’ Toad Returns Home

    10/30/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    The Kihansi Spray Toad, the missing amphibian that has been the focus of much attention in Tanzania and around the world was returned to its unique ecosystem in the Kihansi Gorge, Udzungwa Mountains on October 30th, 2012. Now that it has returned to its restored habitat, the Kihansi Spray Toad represents the world’s first reintroduction of an ‘Extinct in the Wild’ amphibian.

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  • “Zero Extinction” Seven Wonders Campaign Announced

    09/10/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    Public Asked to Vote for the 7 Endangered Wonders of the World

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