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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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  • Elusive ‘Asian unicorn’ faces extinction

    05/20/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    Two decades ago, in May 1992, scientists announced the discovery of a new species, the Saola, living in the lush mountain forests that straddle the Vietnam-Laos border.

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