Species Spotlight

We take a look at a specific species that needs our help, share fun facts and a charity that is working to help.

The colossal comeback of the humpback whale

Since being hunted to near-extinction by the whaling industry, humpback whales have made an amazing recovery. But with new dangers now lurking in our waters, we need a long-term solution to protect this magnificent mammal.

The star-crossed love story of the wandering albatross

Wandering albatrosses form lifelong partnerships, but an increasing number of pairs are being torn apart by forces beyond their control. Their happy ending depends on us.

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Wading into extinction: help to save America’s tallest bird

While mighty in stature, the whooping crane is incredibly rare, with fewer than 900 individuals alive today. To save these beautiful birds from extinction, drastic action must be taken.

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The Vanishing Vaquita: Witnessing a species fall out of existence

Today is International Save the Vaquita Day, an event to raise awareness and appreciation of the world’s most endangered marine mammal. But how has the Vaquita – the smallest and most elusive of the porpoise species – ended up on the brink of extinction?

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Rediscovery of the Silver-Backed Chevrotain

The silver-backed chevrotain was once a species lost to science and the world. Its recent rediscovery has gladdened the hearts of those of us who mourn species that have disappeared, and brought with it hope to the entire conservation community that all is, sometimes, not lost.

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