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Panama Bay is crucially important for birds migrating between North and South America

Panama Bay developers threaten to break the chain of shorebird stopover sites

Wed, 05/12/2012
One of the most important coastal wetlands in the Americas is under threat. We need your help/

First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours Audubon and BirdLife supporter Jane Alexander

Tue, 23/10/2012
Renowned actress Jane Alexander, a member of the board of the National Audubon Society, is to be the first recipient of an award which recognises individuals who support the natural world by leading others to action.
The burning of the visitor's centre has been widely criticised (Guyra Paraguay)

Outrage at extreme act of vandalism in San Rafael

Tue, 16/10/2012
Guyra Paraguay staff in Asunción, Paraguay, have received the disturbing news that three people have burnt down the visitors’ house at the Kanguery administrative center in Guyra Paraguay’s “Guyra Reta” reserve in San Rafael.

Caribbean Seabird Tracking Pilot Study Gives Encouraging Results

Tue, 25/09/2012
Dog Island is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most important individual island for seabirds in the eastern Caribbean, despite being only about 200 ha in size.

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s Atlantic Forest

Sun, 16/09/2012

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Are

Agreements that seek to protect 474 hectares of threatened forests in Argentina, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic are signed

Thu, 13/09/2012
During the 2012 BirdLife Americas Partnership Meeting three agreements were signed for land acquisition in key IBAs in Argentina, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic.

Proposed Pipeline Threatens Important Bird Areas in Canada; Public Review Enters Final Stages

Thu, 30/08/2012
In Canada, a public review of a proposed pipeline project through an area of exceptional importance for marine birds is entering its final stages.

State of Paraguay’s birds is published

Tue, 31/07/2012
Guyra Paraguay has launched the first major report on the status of bird populations in Paraguay. The report, entitled State of Paraguay’s birds, outlines in detail the current status of the country’s birds, the threats they face and the urgent actions needed to secure their future.