News Americas

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

New population of Critically Endangered Parakeet Found in north-east Brazil

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 09:29

A team of young conservationists in Ceará state, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five Grey-breasted Parakeet.

Americas Brazil Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Dog Island, Anguilla, declared rat-free

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 12:26

After an intensive eradication programme and 2 years of careful monitoring, Dog Island in Anguilla has been officially declared rat-free and native wildlife is already showing signs of recovery.

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

SAVE Brasil recognised for over a decade of work to save Atlantic forest

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:20

The Atlantic forest of South America could merit an award for many reasons. An award for being an outstanding biological centre of...

Americas Brazil Forests of Hope - Americas

Canadian BirdLife Partners launch new IBA caretaker video

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 10:55

It’s Canadian Environment Week , held in the first week of June to coincide with World Environment Day and World Oceans Day...

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

First exports of Southern Cone Grassland Beef to Europe

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:51

The Southern Cone Grassland Alliance is set to achieve one of its greatest ambitions: to sell certified Grassland Beef on the European...

Americas Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

Galveston Bay oil spill imperils thousands of birds

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:01

Texas City, in the United States was the site of a massive oil spill on Saturday, an industrial accident with dire consequences...

Americas United States of America Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Coffee and conservation project launches in Puerto Rico

Thu, 13/03/2014 - 14:03

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.

Americas Puerto Rico Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

New National Park to be created in Chile

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 14:49

Chile will gain a spectacular new national park through a landmark public-private collaboration

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

Panama Bay saved from destruction

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 09:26

There’s been a great start to 2014 for one of the most important sites for migratory waterbirds in the Americas.

Americas Panama

Local Perspectives video now in Spanish

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:28

All around the world, there are dedicated local people who want to conserve the nature that they depend on for survival and...

Americas Local Empowerment

Rallying for BirdLife in Peru

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 11:21

A team from the leading US bird tour company, Field Guides, are competing in the third Peru birding competition, aka the World...

Americas Peru Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Audubon and Multilateral Investment Fund announce regional bird tourism and conservation programme

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 13:04

Audubon and the Multilateral Investment Fund re working together on a high-value sustainable birding tourism programme.

Americas Bahamas Capacity Development - Americas

Establishing Joulter Cays IBA as a National Park in the Bahamas

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 18:21

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the USA) and Bahamas National Trust (BirdLife in the Bahamas) are working together to establish a...

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

Grupo Jaragua wins the Dominican Republic’s largest private sector environmental award

Thu, 17/10/2013 - 11:48

Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) has been awarded the prestigious George Arzeno Brugal Grand Prize. This is in recognition of...

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

Canadian scientists publish human-related bird mortality estimates

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 13:46

Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.

Americas Canada Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

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