Category Archives: Central America

IBAs in Danger – urgent action needed!

An increasing number of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are under threat from damaging development. 95 BirdLife Partnership countries and territories provided data on the pressures at their most threatened IBAs. Continue reading »

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New BirdLife video captures local perspectives

New video “Local Perspectives” captures the characters behind conservation on the ground – dedicated local people all around the world who are conserving the nature that they depend on, and sharing their thoughts with the world… Continue reading »

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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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Panama Bay developers threaten to break the chain of shorebird stopover sites

One of the most important coastal wetlands in the Americas is under threat. The Upper Bay of Panama, an Important Bird Area, is a vital stopover site for migrating shorebirds. Up to two million individuals of 30 species use it … Continue reading

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Wise decisions for wetlands? Ramsar COP11 begins in Bucharest

BirdLife will be using the meeting to highlight the threats to key wetlands from ill-considered ‘development’ that focuses only on short-term benefits. Continue reading »

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