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Black-fronted Piping-guan © Marco Silva

Reintroducing the Black-fronted Piping-guan in...

Sun, 14/08/2016
A census in 2010 revealed that only one Black-fronted Piping-guan was left in the mountain range of Sierra do Mar, São Paulo. Wasting no time, the team of SAVE Brasil started a reintroduction programme. Six years later, the situation is being reverted.
Captive Spix's Macaw © Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

Spix’s Macaw reappears in Brazil

Fri, 24/06/2016
It was Grandpa’s dream: to see his favourite bird, Spix’s Macaw, fly again over the skies of Curaçá, small town of about 20,000, in the dry Caatinga area in Bahia, Brazil.
Yellow Cardinal, Fran Alverja

Bird friendly beef in Porto Alegre’s market

Wed, 25/05/2016
SAVE Brasil has managed to bring bird-friendly beef with the seal of the Grasslands Alliance into Brazilian markets. But why is grass-fed beef such good news for birds?
These are the first ever photos of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Ground-dove © Rafael Bessa

Extremely rare 'Species X' rediscovered...

Mon, 23/05/2016
The blue eyes of an extremely rare bird hadn’t been seen for nearly a century. In one of the most extraordinary stories in Brazilian conservation, a group of researchers have announced the comeback of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove. These are the first ever photos.
One of Bristly's fourteen remaining companions. Female Stresemann's Bristlefront spotted by Ciro Albano

Say ‘no’ to extinction: saving Bristly and his 14...

Thu, 28/04/2016
Some species cling to existence on mere scraps of remaining habitat until… they’re gone. And once they’re gone, there is no turning back. But while those few individuals resist we have a chance to save them. A chance we are not going to miss.
Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification. Photo: Alianza del Pastizal (Grasslands Alliance)

Americas’ Conservation Cowboys

Thu, 10/12/2015
Unlikely bedfellows from across the Americas meet every year at the Ranchers’ Gathering to share ideas and expertise on how to save natural grasslands from agricultural intensification

New monkey species discovered in the Amazon...

Wed, 04/03/2015

Flaming orange tail and ochre sideburns set new Brazilian monkey apart from

New population of Critically Endangered Parakeet...

Tue, 12/08/2014
A team of young conservationists in Ceará state, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five Grey-breasted Parakeet.

SAVE Brasil recognised for over a decade of work...

Fri, 06/06/2014

The Atlantic forest of South America could merit an award for many reasons.

New global alliance to stop controversial dam...

Thu, 11/07/2013
The embankment dam projects Ilisu in Turkey and Belo Monte in Brazil have devastating consequences for nature and people, and they are also the spearhead of an unprecedented worldwide dam construction boom. Now, an international alliance called ‘Damocracy’ has been formed in order to preserve the last intact rivers in these countries.

The future for Brazil's forests remains...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has only partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress.

Measures to protect UK albatrosses get them off...

Sat, 19/11/2011
One third of the world’s albatrosses nest on the South Atlantic UK Overseas Territories: the Falkland Islands; South Georgia; and Tristan da Cunha. ICCAT manages all tuna and swordfish fisheries in the Atlantic outside territorial waters. These measures will significantly reduce the number of birds being killed.

New hope for migratory grassland birds of South...

Fri, 17/12/2010
The rich grasslands in South America, home to one of the world's most valuable ecosystems is fast disappearing and migratory grassland birds, which play an important role by dispersing seeds and controlling insects, are also rapidly declining in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay...

Albatross Task Force Diaries – Juliano Cesar in...

Thu, 14/10/2010
I’ve finally arrived back in the port of Itajaí following my first trip on a fishing vessel as part of the Albatross Task Force team in Brazil...

Alliance for grasslands

Mon, 14/06/2010
The Alliances initiative for the conservation of the South American Southern Cone grasslands was launched by organisations dedicated to the conservation and study of wild birds in the four South American countries which share the great biome of the 'Pampas' or grasslands of the Southern Cone of the continent.