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Protection for key nature sites in the Bahamas

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 10:35

Five new National Parks totally 8,500 hectares have been established on San Salvador island in the Bahamas

Americas Bahamas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

US Federal Government Agency to look at tackling bird deaths at oil pits, gas flares, and power lines

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 16:09

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intends to address millions of grisly and unnecessary bird deaths by strengthening implementation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Americas United States of America Migratory Birds and Flyways

Phenomenal mystery of migration solved in North America

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 10:27

BirdLife Partner, Bird Studies Canada is part of the team that discovered the amazing migration of Blackpoll Warbler

Americas Migratory Birds and Flyways

New monkey species discovered in the Amazon Rainforest

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:12

Flaming orange tail and ochre sideburns set new Brazilian monkey apart from its closest relatives.

Americas Brazil Capacity Development - Americas

Rare glimpse of elusive rail

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:34

James Bond's bird lives to die another day

Americas Cuba Preventing Extinctions

Bay of Panama saved from destruction

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:25

Panama Audubon Society is celebrating after winning a hard-fought effort to reverse the Panama government’s 2012 decision to withdraw protected status for the Bay of Panama IBA

Americas Panama Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

The Persistent Tragedy of Sierra de Bahoruco: The Case of Las Mercedes

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:09

For years we have been deeply worried about accelerated deforestation of Jaragua and Sierra de Bahoruco National Parks

Americas Dominican Republic Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Fishing fleets in Argentina agree to use devices to stop albatross deaths

Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:03

More great news for the Albatross Task Force - this time from Argentina where a major fishery will potentially save the lives of thousands of albatross by using bird-scaring lines on their trawler fleet.

Americas Argentina Marine

Climate change threatens 314 North American bird species

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:22

New study shows that climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle

Americas United States of America Climate Change

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