Jean-Christophe Vié Interview (Part 1)

Jean-Christophe Vié and by JC Vié. Jean-Christophe Vié is Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS – Save Our Species. Vié joined the IUCN Global Species Programme in 2001 as its Deputy Director. He oversees many diverse aspects of the Programme, including regional and global biodiversity assessments and … [Read more...]

Saving Endangered Species

Last year at this time (Endangered Species Day) I once again started my journal on endangered species (and tigers) with a great deal of enthusiasm and clarity of direction. Well, that lasted about six months with not very many posts. The strategy I had embarked on at the time was to have individuals, well versed in the issue of endangered species (and tigers), respond to interview questions I … [Read more...]

Tom Lovejoy on Endangered Species

INTERVIEW WITH TOM LOVEJOY: Tom Lovejoy has spent most of his life working on conservation issues and trying to save the rainforests. He was Assistant Secretary and Counselor to the Secretary at the Smithsonian Institution, Science Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior, and Executive Vice President of the World Wildlife Fund–U.S. He conceived the idea for the Minimum Critical Size … [Read more...]

The Scope of The Endangered Species Crisis

I left off in my last journal exploring the question ‘How Many Species Are Endangered.’ And of course to find that out, you need to know how many species there are on Earth, and what percentage of these are in fact endangered species. In my December 7, 2011 post I wrote about a recent article published in PLoS Biology which tries to address this question. The authors of the article estimate … [Read more...]

Liz Bennett on Endangered Species

Elizabeth (Liz) Bennett is the Vice President for Species Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Born in the UK, she went to Nottingham University to read zoology, and then to Cambridge University where she gained her PhD for research on the ecology of primates. She moved to Sarawak, Malaysia in 1984, and worked there for the next 18 years. She started there by conducting the first … [Read more...]

Endangered Earth Journal is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species

and the Efforts to Save Them.