Term Archive: Species

Hungarian meadow viper

Announcing CBSG's New Book, Second Nature

April 5, 2017

With so many threats facing biodiversity, it can be easy for conservationists to become discouraged. But there is also good news. There are success stories, and CBSG presents ten of them in Second Nature.

Species, Publications book, Second Nature, wattled cranes, kihansi spray toads, Governor Laffan's ferns, Tasmanian devils, American burying beetles, tree kangaroos, golden lion tamarins, Okinawa rails, Hungarian meadow vipers, Assateague Island, horses

Highlighted Story: Blue-billed Curassows

January 25, 2017

Working to Save the World's Most Endangered Cracid

CBSG Mexico designed and facilitated a workshop to develop a National Conservation Action Plan for the blue-billed curassow in Colombia.

Species, Workshops birds, cracids, critically endangered, Colombia, South America
Male Dakota skipper © Minnesota Zoo

Highlighted Story: Prairie Butterflies

December 20, 2016

Exploring Ex Situ Options for Prairie Butterflies

CBSG used the IUCN SSC Guidelines on the Use of Ex Situ Management for Species Conservation to guide a planning workshop for threatened prairie butterflies in the US Midwest and Canada.

Species, Workshops butterflies, insects, United States, Minnesota, Canada
© Paul Calle

Highlighted Story: Conservation Medicine in the Galápagos

November 10, 2016

Contributing to Conservation Medicine in the Galápagos

Diseases are increasingly recognized as significant threats to the survival of wildlife populations worldwide, particularly for species with small, island-endemic populations.

Species, Workshops Ecuador, Galapagos, South America, disease, wildlife health

Highlighted Story: Greater Bilbies

October 25, 2016

Recovering Greater Bilbies in Australia

CBSG facilitated a three-day summit that resulted in a conservation plan for greater bilbies, which has already led to important actions and outcomes.

Species, Workshops greater bilby, Australia

Highlighted Story: Indian Rhino

January 17, 2016

Modeling the Impact of Poaching on Indian Rhinos

CBSG was invited to conduct a population viability analysis (PVA) for the Indian rhinos in the state of Assam, the results of which indicate a high risk of extinction due to the threat of poaching.

Species, Workshops rhino, rhinos, poaching, India, greater one-horned rhino, Manas National Park

Vancouver Island Marmot Conservationists Mark Achievements

December 21, 2015

In March 2015, CBSG led a conservation planning workshop for Vancouver Island marmots to help guide future recovery planning for this Critically Endangered species in Canada.

Species, Workshops, Publications

Highlighted Story: Hainan Gibbon

December 14, 2015

Bringing the Hainan Gibbon Back from the Brink

CBSG facilitated and provided modeling support at an international workshop for Hainan gibbons, which are some of the most endangered primates in the world.

Species, Workshops primates, conservation planning, China, Hainan, Hainan gibbon, Asia

Highlighted Story: Costa Rican Amphibians and Reptiles

September 9, 2015

Assessing Costa Rica's Amphibians and Reptiles

CBSG Mesoamerica was invited to facilitate a Red Listing workshop for Costa Rican herpetofauna. The workshop is a culmination of the long-standing and ongoing partnership between CBSG Mesoamerica and the Costa Rican herpetologist community.

Species, Workshops

Highlighted Story: Takahe

July 30, 2015

Meta-Population Planning for New Zealand's Takahë

The Takahë Recovery Group invited CBSG to collaborate on developing a plan for the management of remaining takahë as two distinct meta-populations: one focused on the northern islands and the other on southern areas.

Species, Workshops takahe, birds, New Zealand, Australasia