Could a massive southern CO ranch become a state park? It’s an idea just β€œcrazy” enough to work: The City of Trinidad, The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Lands, GOCO and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are fine-tuning a plan to turn the 19,200-acre Crazy French Ranch into a new economic engine.

Could a massive southern CO ranch become a state park? It’s an idea just β€œcrazy” enough to work: The City of Trinidad, The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Lands, GOCO and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are fine-tuning a plan to turn the 19,200-acre Crazy French Ranch into a new economic engine. submitted by /u/drak0bsidian to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The Annamite crested gibbon (Nomascus annamensis) is the most recently described species of a genus of gibbons in which every species is listed as #Endangered or higher. This one’s status has yet to be assessed by IUCN. It is likely threatened by habitat loss, poaching and other human activities.

The Annamite crested gibbon (Nomascus annamensis) is the most recently described species of a genus of gibbons in which every species is listed as Endangered or higher. This one’s status has yet to be assessed by IUCN. It is likely threatened by habitat loss, poaching and other human activities. submitted by /u/PierreWildlife to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Tomorrow is International Save The Vaquita Day!

Tomorrow is International Save The Vaquita Day! Most people have never heard of the Vaquita, and if we don’t band together and take action now it will slip into extinction. The Vaquita is an adorable porpoise that lives in the warm, tropical waters of the Gulf of California. Due to illegal gillnet fishing activities, there may be less than 20 Vaquita left in existence. Although we don’t know how many Vaquita remain, there is still hope. There are a number of examples of marine mammals that have come back from…

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Scientists Fear Extinction After Six Rare Right Whales Die In A Month: ‘There are only some 400 of the #Animals left on Earth, and fewer than 100 of them are females of reproductive age.’

Scientists Fear Extinction After Six Rare Right Whales Die In A Month: ‘There are only some 400 of the animals left on Earth, and fewer than 100 of them are females of reproductive age.’ submitted by /u/maxwellhill to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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11% of destroyed moist tropical forests could be restored to boost climate, #Environment: “Restoring tropical forests is fundamental to the planet’s health, now and for generations to come,” said lead author Pedro Brancalion, from the University of SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil.

11% of destroyed moist tropical forests could be restored to boost climate, environment: “Restoring tropical forests is fundamental to the planet’s health, now and for generations to come,” said lead author Pedro Brancalion, from the University of SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil. submitted by /u/maxwellhill to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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A young Arctic fox has walked across the ice from Norway’s Svalbard islands to northern Canada in an epic journey, covering 3,506 km (2,176 miles) in 76 days. The fox’s journey has left scientists speechless.

A young Arctic fox has walked across the ice from Norway’s Svalbard islands to northern Canada in an epic journey, covering 3,506 km (2,176 miles) in 76 days. The fox’s journey has left scientists speechless. submitted by /u/Digimaverick to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The conservation of the Montserrat Oriole (Icterus oberi) is a difficult mission as the species’ entire habitat is threatened by volcanic and climatic events. Its population was nearly entirely wiped out a few years ago by a volcanic eruption. A conservation breeding program occurs in European zoos.

The conservation of the Montserrat Oriole (Icterus oberi) is a difficult mission as the species’ entire habitat is threatened by volcanic and climatic events. Its population was nearly entirely wiped out a few years ago by a volcanic eruption. A conservation breeding program occurs in European zoos. submitted by /u/PierreWildlife to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The Last of Its Kind: Biologist David Sischo has a tragic assignment: keeping vigil over a species’ sole survivor, then marking its extinction in real time

The Last of Its Kind: Biologist David Sischo has a tragic assignment: keeping vigil over a species’ sole survivor, then marking its extinction in real time submitted by /u/Digimaverick to r/conservation [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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