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Ethiopian surveys find high densities of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco but highlight threats

Thu, 25/11/2010
Recent surveys of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco suggest that rates of habitat change have been very fast in the northern part of the species’s range, where large areas have been converted to agriculture and plantations of exotic trees.

Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Thu, 25/11/2010
A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.

Rellenan Laguna Carriel Norte en el Humedal Rocuant Andalien, Talcahuano-Chile

Wed, 24/11/2010
La laguna Carriel Norte, que forma parte del Humedal Rocuant-Andalien está siendo rápidamente rellenada por varias empresas que contruirán infraestructura en el sector. CODEFF, BirdLife en Chile, hizo la denuncia ante los medios de comunicación local el pasado fin de semana.

Kokako discovery in New Zealand

Wed, 24/11/2010
Threatened North Island kokako have been discovered nesting in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges for the first time in 80 years. The discovery of a nest is a triumph for a project by Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand)...

Leading Canadian conservation groups say wind farm doesn’t belong in Important Bird Area

Tue, 23/11/2010
Nature Canada and Ontario Nature are urging Gilead Power Corporation not to build a wind turbine farm in the heart of the globally significant Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.

Liberia and Sierra Leone move to designate Gola Rainforest as National Park

Mon, 22/11/2010
The governments of Liberia and Sierra Leone have started the formal processes of designating the Gola Rainforest as a shared National Park and Protected Area...

Europe’s biofuels plans driving social and environmental destruction

Thu, 18/11/2010
New research warns of massive increase in carbon emissions and land conversion through the use of biofuels in Europe.