Category Archives: South 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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The Mangrove Alliance: a natural solution to a tangled issue

A new alliance of BirdLife Partners and other organisations aims to conserve, restore and manage mangrove forests sustainably throughout the American tropics. Continue reading »

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Local community groups dedicate International Mangrove Ecosystem Protection Day to saving important mangrove cockles

On July 26th, community-based organizations and NGOs in Ecuador, such as C-CONDEM celebrated the 2010 International Mangrove Ecosystem Protection Day. Continue reading »

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BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention focus on mangrove conservation in the Americas

BirdLife recently attended the 2nd meeting of the Ramsar Convention’s Regional Initiative for the Conservation and Wise Use of Mangroves and Coral Reefs in the Americas. BirdLife participated as a Ramsar International Organization Partner and is committed to assist in … Continue reading

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