News Brazil

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.