Welcome to the official homepage of SAVE International!

SAVE International is a sponsored project of Earth Island Institute.

Our mission:
To protect the critically endangered Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) and its habitat throughout its flyway by promoting alternative economic development and long-term sustainability of the ecosystems and local communities.

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Recent Activities:

  • Check out the 20th anniversary issue of Spoonbills Speak, our newsletter. Download PDFs of the new issue and past issues from the Spoonbills Speak page.
  • A lot has been happening in Taiwan at Jiading Wetland and Yong-An Wetland. You can find the latest news on our Jiading campaign page.
  • Several members of SAVE’s Executive Committee attended the three-day Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference in Portland, Oregon, held by the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) in September 2017. You can download papers and presentations from other conferences at our SAVE Presents page.

Please click on the following links or the menu above to navigate our site:

  • About:Read about SAVE’s mission, actions, and history, and who we are.
  • Research:  Learn more about the Black-faced Spoonbill, and access SAVE’s research and resources on the endangered bird.
  • SAVE in Action:  Read about SAVE’s past and current campaigns.
  • Media:  Access our media room to download SAVE’s newsletters, official press-kit, presentations and files, and related press coverage.
  • Get Involved:  Learn how you can get involved with our campaigns, donate to support our work, or contact us.

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