News 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

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 endemism – so many unique animals and plants in one area.

Americas Brazil Forests of Hope - Americas