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Un mural contra el tráfico de fauna en la feria...

Fri, 16/06/2017
Más de 200 personas, socios y voluntarios de la organización Aves Argentinas han realizado un mural contra el tráfico ilegal de fauna silvestre en Buenos Aires.
Macá tobiano © Dario Podesta

Lista de eventos de conservación y ornitología -...

Wed, 14/06/2017
A continuación presentamos un listado de eventos en los que representantes de BirdLife o sus socios estarán presentes.
Hooded Grebes are threatened by the construction of two dams © Juan María Raggio

Stop killing the river: New documentary on the...

Fri, 12/05/2017
A new documentary, Killing the River, reveals how the planned construction of two hydroelectric dams is threatening the ecosystem of Argentina’s last glacial river.
The new app is available on Android and iOS © Aves Argentinas

Discover the birds of Argentina with this new...

Tue, 09/05/2017
Planning a trip to Argentina but don’t know their birds yet? Aves Argentinas' new mobile app has just been launched and will make it easier than ever to identify them.
Ranchers take part in the Grasslands Alliance to conserve this unique ecosystem © David Wege

Conserving the natural grasslands of South America

Thu, 30/03/2017
As agriculture, forestry, roads & urbanization brought economic development to the vast grasslands of South America, the area of this important ecosystem was reduced by half. Luckily, ranchers and conservationists are joining forces to save these vital lands.
Seabirds such as the Wandering Albatross will benefit from the new measures © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Argentina approves measures to save seabirds

Thu, 23/03/2017
The use of measures to prevent seabird bycatch deaths has just been approved by the Argentinean government—a decision that will save the lives of thousands of seabirds.
Grandes aves marinas como el albatros errante se salvarán gracias a las nuevas medidas del gobierno argentino © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Una luz de esperanza para las aves marinas

Tue, 21/03/2017
Una nueva luz de esperanza se abrió la semana pasada para las grandes aves marinas cuando Argentina estableció el uso de medidas para evitar su muerte en pesquerías.
Roseate Spoonbill in the soon to be National Park of Mar Chiquita © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

Argentina will have two new National Parks

Tue, 14/03/2017
At the stroke of a pen, the largest saltwater lake of South America, Mar Chiquita, and the nearby Estancia Pinas are now set to become National Parks.
Espátula rosada en la laguna Mar Chiquita, Argentina © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

La Laguna Mar Chiquita se convertirá en Parque...

Thu, 09/03/2017
Mar Chiquita es el mayor lago salino de Sudamérica, un humedal de importancia interancional y ahora en proceso de convertirse el mayor Parque Nacional de Argentina.
Long-billed Curlew © Mark Baird

Curlews in crisis?

Tue, 07/03/2017
New research suggests that the Numeniini - a tribe of large waders including Curlews and Godwits - could be the most endangered birds you've never heard about.
El Charlatán anida en pastizales © Brian E. Small/AGAMI

La importancia de los pastizales en Sudamérica

Mon, 06/03/2017
Cómo BirdLife está avanzando hacia una alianza hemisférica para el aprovechamiento sostenible de los pastizales naturales.
Struck by trawl cables at sea. Black-browed Albatross on Bird Island, South Georgia (Georgias del Sur) © Stephanie Winnard

Estimates are in: 25,000 seabirds die in southern...

Tue, 21/02/2017
Unsettling new seabird bycatch data from Chile and Argentina urges BirdLife's Albatross Task Force and fisheries observers to act immediately to get new rules enforced

Bird-Friendly Beef – Tales from the Southern Cone

Fri, 03/02/2017
Nicolas Marchand takes us to the grasslands of South America where gauchos work with BirdLife to rear ‘bird-friendly beef’.

Irreplaceable: Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina

Wed, 01/02/2017
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...
Magellanic Penguins in their burrow © Australis Photography

Protecting the penguins of Patagonia

Mon, 12/12/2016
A group of Argentinean researchers have been surveying and assessing colonies of a Near Threatened penguin species - with encouraging results.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian...

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.
Cauquén colorado © Silvia Vitale

El cauquén colorado de la Patagonia, en situación...

Tue, 01/11/2016
Alrededor de 1000 cauquenes colorados con aspectos genéticos únicos se enfrentan a una situación crítica... por cuestiones de terminología.
Critically Endangered Hooded Grebe © Santiago Imberti

Hooded Grebe threatened by dam construction

Sat, 10/09/2016
BREAKING NEWS: An emergency motion passed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress appeals to Argentinian Government to save Critically Endangered bird