News Americas

Local Perspectives video now in Spanish

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:28

All around the world, there are dedicated local people who want to conserve the nature that they depend on for survival and well-being.

Americas Local Engagement and Empowerment Programme

Rallying for BirdLife in Peru

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 11:21

A team from the leading US bird tour company, Field Guides, are competing in the third Peru birding competition, aka the World Birding Rally, for a week from December 3.

Americas Peru Preventing Extinctions - 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 new national park on the Joulter Cay

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

Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in Dominican Republic) receiving private sector environmental award in recognition of 24 years of committed conservation

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.

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

Yellow Warbler (Ron Ridout)

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

he Haida Gwaii archipelago includes many IBAs recognised for their populations of breeding seabirds (Parks Canada)

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

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