Stayin’ Alive at the Seabird Disco

Seabird discos - complete with fake birds, mirrors, and a sound system - help restore breeding bird populations in the Caribbean.

Justine E. Hausheer

Remove the Rats, Restore the Seashore

New science from Alaska’s Aleutian Islands finds that eradicating invasive rodents helps restore marine habitats, too.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

From Palmyra to the Pacific: Realigning a Rainforest

Getting rid of the rats on Palmyra was only the beginning.

Cara Cannon Byington

Hawaiʻian Snails: A Tale of Discovery and Rediscovery

A new Hawaiʻian snail species is described for the first time in 60 years.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Zombie Mouse Apocalypse

Island birds face a new and horrific threat, but help is on the way.

Ted Williams

Recovery: Victories in Galápagos National Park

New hope for the iconic native wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.

Ted Williams

Recovery: The Salvation of Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge

Invasive rats, goats and even monkeys had overrun the national wildlife refuge, turning it into an ecological wasteland. But there’s hope.

Ted Williams

Headhunters, Poaching, & Arson: Community Conservation in the Arnavons

After a 40-year history punctuated by arson, conflict, and poaching, conservation efforts in the Arnavon Islands are yielding a glimmer of hope for hawksbills sea turtles. Now, Conservancy scientists are working with local communities to make these critical islands the first site in the Solomon Island’s protected area network.

Justine E. Hausheer

Unraveling the Mystery of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Migration

Join Conservancy scientists in the Arnavon Islands, where they’re tagging hawksbill sea turtles with satellite trackers to discover where and when these turtles migrate in between nesting.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Slaughter on Sikopo: Poaching Threatens Hawksbill Turtles in the Arnavons

Grim news on two of the tagged hawksbill turtles highlights the need for the Conservancy's investigation into the illegal hawksbill trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

10 Cool Galapagos Endemics (That Aren’t Finches or Tortoises)

Pink iguanas, giant daisy trees, and lava-loving cacti — our 10 picks for cool Galapagos endemics that aren’t finches or tortoises.

Justine E. Hausheer