International Crane Foundation

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Abstract

The International Crane Foundation (ICF) is a nonprofit, nongovernment organization that works worldwide to conserve cranes and the ecosystems, watersheds, and flyways on which they depend. ICF provides knowledge, leadership, and inspiration to engage people in resolving threats to cranes and their diverse landscapes. ICF champions cranes as ambassadors for conservation – serving both as sentinels and flagships for safeguarding some of the most important places on Earth.

Keywords

Nongovernmental organization Cranes Wetlands Watersheds Flyways Endangered species Conservation leadership Captive breeding Livelihoods 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Crane FoundationBarabooUSA

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