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Vinaceous Amazon Parrot Amazona vinacea

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 vinacea.

Americas Paraguay Preventing Extinctions

Agreement for birds, coffee and people in Puerto Rico

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

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

El proyecto del gasoducto OCTOPUS amenaza un humedal clave para las aves migratorias y residentes en Chile

Tue, 20/08/2013 - 15:57

El humedal Rocuant-Andalién situado entre las ciudades de Talcahauno, Penco y Concepción en Chile se ve amenazado por la construcción propuesta de un gasoducto de gas natural licuado conectando un nuevo terminal marítimo llamado “Terminal Marítimo OCTOPUS LNG, Bahía de Concepción, VIII Región del Bío-Bio” con dos centrales termoeléctricas futuras tierra adentro.

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

OCTOPUS pipeline project threatens top Chilean wetland for migratory and resident birds

OCTOPUS pipeline project threatens top Chilean wetland for migratory and resident birds

Tue, 20/08/2013 - 15:47

The Rocuant-Andalién wetland located between the cities of Talcahuano, Penco and Concepción, Chile is under threat from the proposed construction of a liquid gas pipeline connecting a new maritime terminal called “OCTOPUS Maritime Terminal, Concepción Bay, VIII region of Bio-bio” with two new thermo-electric plants to be built inland.

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Birdfair beefs up conservation for grassland migrants in the Americas

Birdfair beefs up conservation for grassland migrants in the Americas

Fri, 16/08/2013 - 05:00

The largest event for nature on the planet is taking place this weekend and is raising money BirdLife's Flyway Programme

Americas Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

A bulldozer in Loma Charco Azul Biological Reserve

Minister of the Environment signs into destruction of Sierra de Bahoruco IBA, Dominican Republic

Mon, 22/07/2013 - 12:36

Sierra de Bahoruco, an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area in the Dominican Republic has been recently identified as an IBA in Danger and is under immediate threat from development,

Americas Dominican Republic Forests of Hope

Frigatebird colony

Caribbean Seabird Conservation: new study begins!

Fri, 19/07/2013 - 15:26

A two-year study has begun to identify important feeding areas for a range of Caribbean seabird species on the UK Overseas Territories of Anguilla and British Virgin Islands (BVI).

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

Enjoying the Mastic Trail

Caribbean’s dry forest protection expanded

Wed, 17/07/2013 - 13:47

The National Trust of the Cayman Islands has acquired 8 more acres to add to the Mastic Reserve, bringing the total amount of land protected by the Trust in the Important Bird Area to 843 acres.

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas