News Americas

Audubon and Multilateral Investment Fund announce regional bird tourism and conservation programme

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 13:04

Audubon and the Multilateral Investment Fund re working together on a high-value sustainable birding tourism programme.

Americas Bahamas Capacity Development - Americas

Establishing Joulter Cays IBA as a National Park in the Bahamas

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 18:21

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the USA) and Bahamas National Trust (BirdLife in the Bahamas) are working together to establish a...

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

Grupo Jaragua wins the Dominican Republic’s largest private sector environmental award

Thu, 17/10/2013 - 11:48

Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) has been awarded the prestigious George Arzeno Brugal Grand Prize. This is in recognition of...

Americas Dominican Republic Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Canadian scientists publish human-related bird mortality estimates

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 13:46

Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.

Americas Canada Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

Video: Green Beef - towards grassland beef certification by the Southern Cone Grasslands Alliance

Wed, 25/09/2013 - 11:38

The quality of beef depends on the quality of the environment the cows graze on... Introducing Grassland Beef Certification - towards biodiversity-friendly premium beef and support for conservation of important South American grasslands

Americas Grasslands - Pastizales del Cono Sur

Parks Canada aims to make seabird island IBAs rat-free

Fri, 20/09/2013 - 13:20

Parks Canada staff are clearing invasive rats from two important seabird breeding islands off the coast of British Columbia

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

Project: Building the foundation for effective conservation of Vinaceous Amazon Parrot (Amazona vinacea) in Paraguay.

Wed, 18/09/2013 - 19:32

The Association Guyra Paraguay, BirdLife's Partner in Paraguay, has started a project towards the long-term conservation of the Vinaceous Amazon Parrot Amazona...

Americas Paraguay Preventing Extinctions

Agreement for birds, coffee and people in Puerto Rico

Mon, 16/09/2013 - 17:47

The Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) signed an agreement with Cafiesencia, a local NGO, to collaborate in promoting economic sustainability and biodiversity conservation through the production of “Ecological Shade-grown Coffee” in the Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) of Maricao and Susua in Puerto Rico.

Americas Puerto Rico Capacity Development - Americas

Tribute to Donal C. O’Brien, a conservationist for the ages

Tue, 10/09/2013 - 09:48

Few leaders in the history of the conservation movement have been as passionate about birds as Donal C. O'Brien Jr., who passed away on September 8.

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