Notes from a rare planet: Shark week special

This shark week save a shark to save our oceans (Switchboard) “They are an essential component of the food web – simply put they are vital to the health of our oceans” Sharks take 25 years to reach reproductive maturity … Continue reading

I changed… awareness of the threats posed by invasive species on Guam

Cheryl’s hard work led to the reintroduction of the extinct-in-the-wild Guam Rail back to Cocos Island, Guam. Within a few months, there were even Guam Rail chicks. Learn more about how Cheryl Calaustro is raising awareness to the threats posed by invasive species … Continue reading

3 Guam Rail chicks hatched on Cocos Island just months after the rails were reintroduced into wild

Photo courtesy of Ginger Haddock/Fernbird Photography. Late last year 16 Guam Rails were reintroduced into the wild on Cocos island. And guess what? There are chicks! Three chicks hatched this past weekend. The Guam Rail (local name: Ko’ko’ ) was nearly … Continue reading

Conservation Fellow Cheryl Calaustro talks about reintroducing the Guam Rail back into wild on NatGeo radio

Photo courtesy of Ginger Haddock/Fernbird Photography. After two decades of extinction in the wild, 16 endemic Guam Rails (Local name: Ko’ko’) were released onto Cocos Island, Guam on Nov. 16, 2010. Cheryl Calaustro, who ran the successful Rare Pride campaign … Continue reading

Endemic Guam Rail reintroduced onto Guam after two decades of extinction in the wild

Photos courtesy of Ginger Haddock/Fernbird Photography. After two decades of extinction in the wild, 16 endemic Guam Rails (Local name: Ko’ko’) were released onto Cocos Island, Guam on Nov. 16, 2010. The Ko’ko’ was nearly extinct in the wild beginning … Continue reading