News Americas

Saving the Humboldt Penguin in Central Chile

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 17:52

Please help CODEFF achieve on the ground conservation by supporting their campaign #PenguinProject.

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

Guacamayos rojos  © Hernán Povedano

El regreso de un grande: el guacamayo rojo vuelve a Argentina

Tue, 03/11/2015 - 15:34

Despues de casi doscientos años, los primeros guacamayos rojos han sido liberados en el noreste de Argentina. El socio de BirdLife, Aves Argentinas, nos cuenta como han traído a este gigante del mundo de los guacamayos a su antigua área distribución.

Americas Argentina Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Green-winged Macaw © Heather Paul

The return of a giant: Green-winged Macaw back in Argentina

Mon, 02/11/2015 - 17:31

After an almost two hundred-year disappearance, the first Green-winged macaws have been released in northeastern Argentina. BirdLife Partner Aves Argentinas describes how they brought this giant of the parrot world back into their former range.

Americas Argentina Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Chestnut Capped Piha Lipaugus weberi. Photo: Andy and Gill Swash

Actualización de la Lista Roja 2015 – los cambios para las Américas

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 14:23

Tras esta actualización de la Lista Roja de 2015, en la región se encuentran un total de 583 especies en categorías de amenaza a nivel mundial (En Peligro Crítico, En Peligro y Vulnerables), lo que representa algo más del 42% de todas las especies amenazadas del mundo.

Americas Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Mangrove forest, Mexico

Pronatura's mangrove restoration gets helping hand from Ricoh

Fri, 02/10/2015 - 17:34

Over the next three years, Pronatura aims to restore 15 hectares of mangrove and provide economic benefits to local communities using this important habitat.

Americas Mexico Capacity Development

Cooking Up Conservation Success: Audubon’s Stewardship Network

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 20:17

National Audubon Society (BirdLife in USA) released a new Conservation Stewardship Manual to help inspire and share lessons with local stewardship groups and Partners on how to protect and conserve Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas.

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

Sierra de Bahoruco National Park has suffered from deforestation from illegal farming (Eladio Fernandez)

Tentative first steps for forest restoration in the Caribbean

Tue, 15/09/2015 - 10:47

The rapid deforestation of a Dominican Republic National Park is finally receiving the attention it deserves from the country’s authorities and civil society, thanks to a project which is addressing the root causes of its destruction.

Americas Dominican Republic Forests of Hope - Americas

Protecting The Bahamas’ Future

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 16:38

In a remarkable demonstration of commitment to the environment,  the Bahama's Minister of the Environment and Housing, the Hon. Kenred  Dorsett, has announced over 7 million acres of new protected marine areas.

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

Paraguayan forest finally gets protection

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:32

Guyra Paraguay has donated 500 ha of land within the San Rafael National Park to the Paraguayan Government.

Americas Paraguay Forests of Hope - Americas