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NSF and Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Co-fund Conservation Science and Action of Key Species and Ecosystems

Images of a Crystal Skipper butterfly, coastal ecosystem, desert tortoises, bat, Blunt nosed lizard, and Hawaiian land snail.

Six new projects, funded by a partnership between the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, will combine scientific research and conservation activities to learn from and protect Earth’s biodiversity.

Credit: Carol Price, NC Aquariums; Brian Silliman, Duke University; San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; Jonathan Reichard, USFWS; Rory Telemeco, Fresno Chaffee Zoo; and David Sischo, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources' Snail Extinction Prevention Program.