SavingSpecies’ vice president Dr. Clinton Jenkins‘ analysis of new imagery from NASA’s Landsat satellite has uncovered evidence of massive illegal deforestation of Peruvian Amazon rainforest. This devastating new imagery illustrates that the most remote areas of the world’
You’ve heard the adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” But new research by SavingSpecies scientists offers an amazing conservation ‘deal’. Backed up by top-flight science and data, it’s too good to pass up. So what is the deal?
Our own Dr. Stuart Pimm discusses the discovery of the “drop-dead gorgeous” olinguito with Frank Stasio of WUNC Radio’s “The State of Things.” Learn more about the olinguito, how scientists discovered this fascinating new species, and the role of conserva
Every year the world’s conservation scientists come together to share the latest scientific, technological, and professional knowledge. The International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) is conservation biology’s equivalent of the Oscars. It is the world’s biggest venue for
SavingSpecies’ contributions to ecological science and achievements in conservation are getting noticed in a big way. In a 17 April 2013 News Feature, the acclaimed international scientific journal Nature cites SavingSpecies as an exemplar of science-based conservation.
SavingSpecies’ founder Dr. Stuart Pimm’s latest National Geographic post tackles the so-called “de-extinction” issue. Stuart addresses the controversy over spending critical resources to ‘resurrect’ long-extinct species. He highlights the point that
Dr. Stuart Pimm, Founder and President of SavingSpecies, provides the following report on the progress for the golden lion tamarin restoration project after his December 2012 visit there: At the end of November, I was invited to attend and present at the 20th Anniversary of the Golden
When we founded SavingSpecies, I knew that to save species from extinction we’d need to be very smart. No one was going to give us money otherwise. And, we scientists think we’re smart anyway. Our reward? Well, the nice way to put it is “poop.” Puma poop, to be exact. And, when
SavingSpecies is very pleased to announce that distinguished conservation biologist Edward O. Wilson has joined its Scientific Board. If you’re familiar with E.O. Wilson’s work, you will know that his support of SavingSpecies is a resounding endorsement of our pragmatic approach
We know it’s important to you that we stick up for the science and policy that helps protect species and the environment. So that’s what SavingSpecies founder Stuart Pimm did yesterday at a congressional hearing in Washington DC. Congress wanted to know more about the role