25 Feb '15, 6pm

Protected areas receive 8 billion visits a year, but still underfunded

Protected areas receive 8 billion visits a year, but still underfunded

Critically endangered bird gets new addition to its reserve (02/24/2015) An unassuming brown bird, tiny both in body and population size, hovers on the edge of extinction as its habitat is cleared for agriculture and its nests are parasitized. In response, conservation organizations created a reserve expressly for the species' preservation in the late 1990s; now that reserve is being expanded to try to push one of the world's most endangered bird species farther back from the precipice.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0225-hance-pas-8-million-vi...

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