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The International Crane Foundation works worldwide to conserve cranes and the
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11 of 15 crane species face extinction
Help Get the RED Out of the Crane Family Photo

Here’s the hard truth: 11 of the world’s 15 magnificent crane species face extinction. Threats to cranes from human activity – degradation and loss of habitat, wildlife trafficking, illegal shootings, power line collisions, poisoning, and lack of fresh water – are daunting....

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Grey Crowned Crane family
Comprehensive Plan to Protect Endangered Grey Crowned Cranes Adopted

An International Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Grey Crowned Crane has officially passed. The plan addresses the fact that Grey Crowned Cranes have undergone a long-term large scale population decline of up to 80% over the past 45 years, making it...

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