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- From Rome with Love March 23, 2017This article is the editorial for the March edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia Newsletter.
- Discovery of a new breeding site for the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw March 23, 2017Originally published at armoniabolivia.org In early February, an Armonía (BirdLife Bolivia) expedition discovered a new breeding area of the Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis (Critically Endangered). The groundbreaking discovery is a major step towards understanding the life cycle of the macaw and most importantly, to ensure the species' full protection. Since 2008, Armonía has been protecting […]
- A stroke of luck: filming Natura 2000 March 23, 2017As we celebrate 60 years of European unity, the director of SEO/BirdLife (Spain), Asunción Ruiz, reflects on the success of the EU’s Natura 2000 network – the largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world. At SEO/BirdLife Spain, we try to make our own luck – when you work for an environmental NGO, you […]
- From Rome with Love March 23, 2017
Tag Archives: Ribbon-tailed Drongo
Mapping of the species’s range by BirdLife indicates that it has an EOO of only c.7,000 km2, which meets the range size threshold for Vulnerable under criterion B1; however, formerly there was uncertainty over the trends in its distribution and population. A recently published analysis of forest loss in Papua New Guinea indicates that c.21% of forest cover was lost in New Ireland between 1972 and 2002, with over half of that loss attributed to logging, and clearance for subsistence agriculture also having a marked impact (Shearman et al. 2009). Continue reading