The dunes sagebrush lizard survives in one of the smallest habitats of any lizard — a tiny area of oak-covered sand dunes in southeastern New Mexico and west Texas. This habitat covers less than 2 percent of all land in the Permian basin, but is threatened by oil and gas development and herbicides sprayed by ranchers. Leer más.

The 10th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles will be hosted August 16-19, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The meeting is co-hosted by the Turtle Survival Alliance and the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group (TFTSG). Leer más.