World Pangolin Day: New Video Premiere

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by Save Pangolins No Comments

World Pangolin Day is this Saturday, February 16th. This annual movement has helped people all over the world discover pangolins and find out how to get involved in their conservation. For World Pangolin Day, we are releasing a short film by Coral & Oak Studios. It is a powerful story that follows a poached pangolin […]

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Presenting at the WCN Expo in San Francisco October 13

Posted on: October 9th, 2018 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Save Pangolins is proud to be attending the Wildlife Conservation Network’s annual Wildlife Expo held in San Francisco this year. Details and link to tickets are below. This is one of the biggest and most exciting public events on wildlife conservation. Each year, inspiring conservationists from all around the world convene in San Francisco to […]

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Good News for Pangolins

Posted on: February 16th, 2018 by Save Pangolins 7 Comments

Ten years ago, we created Save Pangolins around a simple premise: raise awareness about pangolins. Back then, most people had never heard of a pangolin or knew that they were seriously threatened by the illegal wildlife trade. Today, pangolins are the most illegally trafficked mammal in the world for their meat and scales, and we […]

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Creating the first regional conservation strategy for the Sunda pangolin

Posted on: July 17th, 2017 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Save Pangolins joined IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group members and other experts from 16 countries gathered in Singapore June 28-30th to create the first ever regional strategy to conserve the Critically Endangered Sunda pangolin. The workshop was the first in a series to develop detailed, regional strategies for each of the eight pangolin species, which will […]

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Pangolin Love

Posted on: February 18th, 2017 by Save Pangolins 2 Comments

Today is World Pangolin Day – a time to celebrate some of nature’s most unique and loveable animals. But it is also a day for action. The desire for their meat and scales is driving pangolins to extinction, right when many people around the world are only just discovering they exist. If we don’t come […]

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All Pangolin Species Uplisted to CITES Appendix I

Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by Save Pangolins No Comments

It was a monumental win for pangolin conservation as all 8 pangolin species were uplisted to Appendix I at the CITES Convention of the Parties in Johannesburg several days ago. This means that all 8 species of pangolins are banned from all international commercial trade. It was a near unanimous decision by the parties to uplist […]

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World Pangolin Day – The MENTOR POP Program is Building Tomorrow’s Pangolin Leaders

Posted on: February 19th, 2016 by Save Pangolins 1 Comment

Today is World Pangolin Day, an opportunity to celebrate some of the most fascinating animals on Earth, and also some of the world’s most threatened. More than one million pangolins have been poached from the wild over the past decade, making them the most illegally trafficked mammals in the world. As a result, all eight […]

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How to help pangolins on World Pangolin Day 2016

Posted on: February 19th, 2016 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Tomorrow is World Pangolin Day – an annual event to raise awareness about pangolins, the alarming threats they face, and the inspiring efforts to prevent them from going extinct. We will be posting throughout the day on our Facebook and Twitter pages – so please look for us there. How can you help pangolins on World Pangolin […]

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Thousands of pangolins trafficked in Indonesia, seized and burned

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Save Pangolins 3 Comments

People have asked us, “why pangolins?” We answer: they are the most trafficked mammals in the world – they matter, and need our help. But what does trafficking mean? It means pangolins are stolen – stolen from their habitats, stolen from the people whose traditions depend on them, stolen from the fabric of nature and […]

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All 8 species of pangolins being eaten to extinction

Posted on: July 29th, 2014 by Save Pangolins 11 Comments

New findings reveal that all eight species of pangolin, the world’s only scaly mammal, are now threatened with extinction. According to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the pangolin is literally being eaten out of existence. More than one million individuals are estimated to have been poached from the wild […]

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