African Wildlife Federation

American Bird Conservancy

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Audubon Institute

North Atlantic right whale ©New England Aquarium

Center for Conservation Biology

Conservation India

Conservation International

Convention on Biological Diversity

Defenders of Wildlife

Endangered Species Coalition

Endangered Species International

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation


Society for Conservation Biology

Society for Ecological Restoration

The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM

United Nations Environment Programme

Wildlife Conservation Network

Wildlife Conservation Society

Wildlife Habitat Council

World Wildlife Fund

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Suckling, Kieran, Noah Greenwald and Tierra Curry. On Time, On Target: How the Endangered Species Act is Saving America’s Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, 2012.

Whitty, Julie. The Fragile Edge: Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific. Houghton Mifflin. New York, NY. 2007.

References for Mediterranean Sea: Biodiversity Hotspot, but Maybe Not for Long

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Natura 2000 in the Mediterranean Region, by European Commission Environment Directorate General.

Overview of the Conservation Status of the Marine Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea.

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