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The scalloped hammerhead shark and the Galapagos Conservation Trust

In the past 30 years, the scalloped hammerhead shark population in the Atlantic Ocean has declined by 95%. Devastatingly, last year, they were listed as critically endangered due to its decimated population. If we lose the scalloped hammerhead from our oceans, not only will there be devastating effects on the marine ecosystem, we will have lost a unique piece of biodiversity that cannot be replaced.

The saiga antelope and The Saiga Conservation Alliance

The saiga antelope is in danger of going extinct in our lifetimes. In 2015 the population faced a devastating blow when 80% of their population died suddenly of an unknown illness. Despite this decimating blow, the saiga somehow survived, but recent funding cuts mean this critically endangered species is running out of time. They simply cannot afford another hit.