In-situ Conservation News

Loose laws threaten Australia’s wildlife

Kookaburras, koalas and kangaroos—Australia is well known for its charismatic animals and vast wild spaces. But throughout the country, the national parks and reserves that protect these unique animals and…

Scientists map plan to save lemurs

Primatologists and researchers have devised a wide-ranging plan to protect Madagascar's most endangered lemurs from extinction. The plan, produced by the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, aims to reverse declining population…

Syrian bald ibis may be down to a single bird

The eastern population of northern bald ibises (Geronticus eremita) has likely fallen to a single breeding bird, reports conservationists monitoring the dwindling flock. The population had believed to be obliterated…