News 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 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

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