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Saving Species Challenge

The Indianapolis Zoo has selected the ten finalists in the running for its $1 million Saving Species Challenge.

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Mayflies with Luke Jacobus

Discover the ephemeral beauty of mayflies and the pressing need to conserve our precious wetlands with Dr. Luke Jacobus.

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World Wetlands Day 2024

Socotra is the site of an IUCN SSC Freshwater Conservation Committee project to contribute to the conservation of the unique freshwater fauna in the Socotra Archipelago UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

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Freshwater Fungi

Despite being microscopic, freshwater fungi are powerhouses when it comes to ecological function.

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World Wetlands Day 2023

Focus is on the need to restore these important ecosystems since 35% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared in the last 50 years!

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Socotra Archipelago

The Socotra archipelago has an unusually high number of endemic species – those that are found nowhere else in the world.

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Sturgeons on the Brink

Of the 27 described species of sturgeon, 26 are now at risk of extinction. The 27th, the Chinese Paddlefish, is classified as Extinct.

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World Wetlands Day 2022

World Wetlands Day is a day for us to celebrate, but it is also a call to action to protect and restore these incredible habitats.

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Not-So-Spooky Species

It’s far more horrifying to consider a future without these and other essential species with unearned reputations for being scary.

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Helping Hellbenders

Snot otter, devil dog and ol’ lasagna sides… these are just some of the names used to refer to hellbenders.

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