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Americas
04 Oct 2017

The scandal threatening the future of Brazil's National Parks

A scandal of shocking proportions is brewing in broad daylight as a number of protected areas in Brazil risk being degazetted in the name of economic growth.
30 Aug 2017

What is life like as a member of the Albatross Task Force?

Nahuel Chavez has worked with the Albatross Task Force since 2009 to save seabirds in fisheries off the coast of Argentina. It is estimated that around 13,500 black-browed albatross are killed in the trawl fleets every year.
21 Aug 2017

Critically Endangered macaws are learning to trust artifical nest boxes

Found only in the Llanos de Moxos - a tropical savanna in northern Bolivia - the striking Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis was nearly trapped to extinction as a result of demand for the
10 Aug 2017

The last dance? Critically Endangered grebe’s mesmerising display filmed

On the remote glacial lagoons of Patagonia, a rare grebe performs a bewitching dance that has been caught on film for the first time. But with invasive predators and proposed dams threatening its existence, how long do we have until the music stops?
Andros Island, Bahamas © Shutterstock
20 Jul 2017

Using IBAs to uncover America's hidden ecotourism paradises

BirdLife Partners in the United States, Bahamas, Belize and Paraguay are clubbing together to promote ecotourism in places where poverty overlaps with IBAs, a pioneering project that will enrich these areas for both people and nature
Captive Spix's Macaw © Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation
19 Jun 2017

The Spix Mystery: one year later

We interview 16 year old Damilys Oliveira, the girl who spotted and filmed a Spix's Macaw in the wild a year ago today.
01 Jun 2017

Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement - BirdLife's reaction

Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement. Read BirdLife International's statement on this shocking news.
Cherry-throated Tanager © Ciro Albano
17 May 2017

Ravaged by deforestation - but a new refuge brings hope for the Cherry-

A newly-created nature reserve in Brazil's ravaged Atlantic Forest will protect one of the last strongholds of the highly-threatened Cherry-throated Tanager.
17 May 2017

Five neat tricks to keep your cat from attacking birds

Nature Canada’s Cats & Birds campaign shows you how to wean your pet moggy off outdoor living - a lifestyle change that will save the lives of both birds and cats.
Hooded Grebes are threatened by the construction of two dams © Juan María Raggio
12 May 2017

Stop killing the river: New documentary on the plight of the Hooded Grebe

A new documentary, Killing the River, reveals how the planned construction of two hydroelectric dams is threatening the ecosystem of Argentina’s last glacial river.
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The BirdLife Americas Partnership is a growing network of national conservation NGOs, working hard joining-up conservation between the Canadian tundra and Tierra del Fuego.  Read more about BirdLife Americas

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BirdLife America’s Partnership published a directory of the 2,450 most important sites for birds so far identified in all 57 countries or territories in the Americas. Read more about our Programmes in Americas.

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Of the world's 10,000+ species of birds, around 4,500 are found in the Americas, as well as several of the highest ranking countries for threatened bird species. Read more about our regional network.

Marvelous Spatuletail © Dubi Shapiro