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Grupo Jaragua celebra el 2º Campamento de Verano Bahoruco

Fri, 23/09/2011 - 05:14

El 2º Campamento de Verano Bahoruco fue celebrado en la localidad de Puerto Escondido, República Dominicana, los días 27 y 28 del pasado mes agosto. Esta actividad educativa gratuita, es realizada desde el año 2010 por el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana), la organización de base Voluntarios Comunitarios de Jaragua y el Club de Observadores de Aves de Puerto Escondido.

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El Campamento de Verano Jaragua: quince años de trayectoria en la concienciación ambiental de las comunidades locales

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 01:56

El pasado mes de agosto, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) celebró el 15º Campamento de Verano Jaragua y a su vez, 15 años de esfuerzos continuos a favor de una mayor conciencia ambiental en las comunidades locales.

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The Jaragua Summer Camp: fifteen years of experience in the environmental awareness of local communities

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 00:49

Last August, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) held its 15th Jaragua Summer Camp and in turn, celebrated 15 years of continuous efforts towards a greater environmental awareness in local communities.

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Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife

Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:57

The Amazon is currently experiencing the highest absolute rate of forest loss globally. Yet the proportion of Amazonian species assessed as ‘threatened’ with extinction is below the global average.

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Ecotourism taking roots in Turquino-Bayamesa, Cuba

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 23:44

Communities around Turquino-Bayamesa IBA are establishing management measures to conserve the watershed, forest and improve life conditions.

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Protecting a subspecies before it becomes an extinct species: the Palkachupa Cotinga in Bolivia

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:40

A scientific paper shows the Swallow-tailed Cotinga in Bolivia is a different species. Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia) needs help in its conservation efforts to save the species.

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Jamaica may cease to be “the fairest isle that eyes ever beheld” in the face of climate change

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 00:44

Climate models indicate that Jamaica is likely to experience significant changes in temperature, precipitation, sea-level rise and extreme weather events.

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Making flyways conservation a reality

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:17

Effective migratory bird conservation efforts address issues throughout a species' flyway – and in Canada, flyway conservation is imperative, as about 90% of the country’s birds migrate south each year.

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Audubon Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:16

A model for conservation education and one of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories celebrates 75 years.

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