Author Archives: Laura.perdomo

Protected status for Panama Bay reinstated by court ruling

The Bay of Panama, one of the most important sites for migratory waterbirds in the America, has received a reprieve from destructive development. Continue reading »

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New website gives conservationists tools to tackle climate change

To be able to teach something, you have to have mastered it yourself. So training conservationists worldwide how to teach others to take local action for nature in a changing climate is no easy task. Continue reading »

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Spare a thought for water on World Wetlands Day!

Today, Saturday 2nd February, is World Wetlands Day! A day when we should all pause for at least a moment to think and remind ourselves of the vital role they play in supporting life and helping people’s livelihoods. Continue reading … Continue reading

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Government and local community work together to restore life to the mangroves of Puerto Rico

Salinas de Punta Cucharas Important Bird Area (IBA) is characterized by mangrove ecosystems, coastal sand dunes, a saline lagoon (Salinas lagoon), open water and a century-old local community. Sand extraction occurred during the 1950s affected Salinas Lagoon´s hydrological regime and … Continue reading

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Mangrove Alliance website launched as resource for preservation

BirdLife International has launched the Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance, also known simply as the Mangrove Alliance, as an online resource to foster the preservation of endangered mangrove habitats. Continue reading »

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