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On the Spix Macaw and Conservation Triage

BBC SpixMacawHow does the world of conservation set its priorities? BBC Shared Planet reports from Qatar and the effort being spent to save the Spix Macaw from extinction in captivity. Occasionally, when the battle to save a species from extinction has almost been lost, the only alternative is to catch the remaining individuals to be kept safe and bred in captivity with no certainly of ever being returned to the wild...read more

On BBC Radio's Shared Planet, Monty Don speaks to Nigel Collar and Hugh Possingham.

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