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Islands are biodiversity hotspots, yet the decline of island species is more rapid than anywhere else in the world. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Kayangel Atoll is set to become the first inhabited island in the Pacific nation of Palau to be cleared of rats. As well as a healthier ecosystem for fascinating Endangered birds, residents look forward to better livelihoods through increased crop...
Samoa hosts Pacific Ministerial Shark Symposium 1 March, 2018, Apia, Samoa - Pacific history was made with the very first Pacific Ministerial Shark Symposium opening in Samoa today, demonstrating global leadership from the island region in...
Less than 40% of Australia"s nationally-listed threatened species have recovery plans in place to secure their long-term survival.Click on the link below to read the full story. 
After a long-term push from marine conservation groups, the US government has changed the oceanic whitetip shark to be labeled "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.Click on the link below to read the full story.
Populations of green sea turtles living in the eastern region of the Pacific Ocean have rebounded in recent years, but their numbers remain dangerously depleted.Click on the link below to read the full story.
The Threatened Island Biodiversity Database is a global dataset of threatened island species at risk from invasive vertebrates. Partners include Island Conservation, University of California at Santa Cruz, Coastal Conservation Action Laboratory,...
Mammalogist Tyrone Lavery first heard stories about "vika", a giant, coconut-cracking, tree-dwelling rat from the Solomon Islands, in 2010...But the elusive coconut-cracking rodent may already be close to extinction.Click on the link below to read...
According to the 2016 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, the Black-faced Pitta was once reasonably common, at least on Bougainville. Forty specimens were collected there before 1938. But since then...