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Chirriras. Photo: Ela Cruz, SOPI

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016
The wind in your hair, the sound of birds, you’re paddling down 30km of estuarine channels in Puerto Rico’s largest wetland. Lost in the moment, you might not realise that this small paradise is under attack.

Coffee and conservation project launches in...

Thu, 13/03/2014
A new project in Puerto Rico is providing local people with training in sustainable agriculture, shade-grown coffee, water conservation and bird monitoring and reporting.
Agreement for birds, coffee and people in Puerto Rico

Agreement for birds, coffee and people in Puerto...

Mon, 16/09/2013
The Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) signed an agreement with Cafiesencia, a local NGO, to collaborate in promoting economic sustainability and biodiversity conservation through the production of “Ecological Shade-grown Coffee” in the Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) of Maricao and Susua in Puerto Rico.