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Dominican charcoal is transported to the main road leading to Port-au-Prince in makeshift sailboats across Lake Azuei © Juan Carlos Castañeda

Adding fuel to a fire

Tue, 29/11/2016
Death By A Thousand Cuts takes us to the heart of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island split between those who protect the forest, and those who cut it down to survive.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian geese

Tue, 22/11/2016
In the early 20th century, tens of thousands of Ruddy-headed Geese crowded the deserts of Patagonia. Today, they have become a rare sight. Worryingly, a new study reveals reintroduction might not be possible.
Strange-tailed Tyrant © James Lowen

Saving Paraguay's most important site for wildlife

Mon, 07/11/2016
Lying in the small, land-locked South American country of Paraguay, San Rafael is a site wreathed in environmental accolades, glittering with conservation aspirations yet undermined by uncertainties.
Cauquén colorado © Silvia Vitale

El cauquén colorado de la Patagonia, en situación crítica

Tue, 01/11/2016
Alrededor de 1000 cauquenes colorados con aspectos genéticos únicos se enfrentan a una situación crítica... por cuestiones de terminología.
Narrow-billed Tody © Eladio Fernández

Irreplaceable - Sierra de Bahoruco, Dominican Republic

Tue, 18/10/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever.
Vinaceous Amazon © Vagmak/Flickr

Fancy a mate? Only if shade grown

Fri, 23/09/2016
Organic yerba mate receives a healthy infusion from Darwin Initiative grants scheme.
Mexico's national bird © Marc Jones

New study reveals nesting secrets of Golden Eagle

Thu, 15/09/2016
New tracking project reveals crucial information for the conservation of Mexico’s national bird, including five new breeding territories near a quarry in Sonora. The majestic predator loves places that are hard to reach.
Thick-billed Parrot © Josh More

Pronatura wins Mexico's Ecological Merit Awards

Wed, 14/09/2016
Pronatura (BirdLife Mexico) was awarded for the social impact of its environmental work, winning the award in the 'Community' category. Read how their impact goes beyond saving birds.
Ricord's Rock Iguana © Juan Sangiovanni/ Shutterstock

Digging deep to save Rock Iguana

Tue, 13/09/2016
This robust, prehistoric looking species is fighting for survival with all populations covering an area of less than 100 km2 .