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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

Paraguayan forest finally gets protection

Fri, 10/07/2015
Guyra Paraguay has donated 500 ha of land within the San Rafael National Park to the Paraguayan Government.
(travelian.com.mx)

Audubon and Multilateral Investment Fund announce...

Tue, 19/11/2013
Audubon and the Multilateral Investment Fund re working together on a high-value sustainable birding tourism programme.
Vinaceous Amazon Parrot Amazona vinacea

Project: Building the foundation for effective...

Wed, 18/09/2013

The Association Guyra Paraguay, BirdLife's Partner in Para

Video: Working with the Local Community in San...

Thu, 12/09/2013
A conversation about conservation with the Cacique (community leader) at San Rafael Important Bird Area, Paraguay.

Ten new Members of Honour at BirdLife World...

Wed, 26/06/2013
These awards are made to people who have made a significant contribution to the growth, governance, finances and conservation strategy of BirdLife International over at least five years.
Dr Alberto Yanosky has been recognised for his outstanding work and lifetime contribution that has furthered the understanding and practice of conservation in Paraguay (National Geographic)

Guyra’s Yanosky recognised as a leader of...

Fri, 14/06/2013
Dr Alberto Yanosky, Executive Director of BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay, has won the 2013 National Geographic Society/Buffett Award for Leadership in Latin American Conservation.

World Migratory Bird Day 2013 highlights...

Sat, 11/05/2013
This weekend 11-12 May is World Migratory Bird Day 2013 is being celebrated in over 65 countries including events held by BirdLife Partners.
The burning of the visitor's centre has been widely criticised (Guyra Paraguay)

Outrage at extreme act of vandalism in San Rafael

Tue, 16/10/2012
Guyra Paraguay staff in Asunción, Paraguay, have received the disturbing news that three people have burnt down the visitors’ house at the Kanguery administrative center in Guyra Paraguay’s “Guyra Reta” reserve in San Rafael.

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s...

Sun, 16/09/2012

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Are

State of Paraguay’s birds is published

Tue, 31/07/2012
Guyra Paraguay has launched the first major report on the status of bird populations in Paraguay. The report, entitled State of Paraguay’s birds, outlines in detail the current status of the country’s birds, the threats they face and the urgent actions needed to secure their future.

A wedding and a Swedish philanthropist protect...

Fri, 15/06/2012

What do a wedding, a Swedish philanthropist, the conservation of the Atlantic Rainfores

Alarm in Paraguay at settlement plans for...

Wed, 29/02/2012
Paraguayan environmental organizations including Guyra Paraguay (BirdLife in Paraguay) are alarmed at the recent decision of the national government to actively promote the settlement of small-scale farmers ('campesinos') within the Ñacunday National Park. The decision to promote a solution which flouts both national legislation and international conventions, sets a worrying precedent for other protected areas in the country.

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...

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.

BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009
BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - CEO of Guyra Paraguay - about his work in the Pantanal.