Not Another Dodo: The Success of Saving the World’s Most Endangered Parrot

In the late 1980s, the Mauritian Parakeet (Psittacula eques), also called the Echo Parakeet, was considered the most endangered parrot on earth.  By that time, researchers, who had become really good at finding them, could only account for four or Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Ceres Streamjack

  Photo credit: Michael Samways   The Ceres Streamjack, Metacnemis angusta, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. It is a tiny damselfly that was first discovered in 1920, but was not seen again until Continue Reading