Wed, 04/07/2012 - 22:39
The Mountain Chicken Project, funded by the UK government’s Darwin Initiative and executed by the Department of Environment of Montserrat and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, is pleased to announce the publication of a poster and a brochure aimed at raising awareness of the Critically Endangered Mountain Chicken Leptodactylus fallax on Montserrat.
Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:37
In January this year we launched an international online appeal to save the Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi. We are delighted to report today that conservation actions undertaken earlier this year are already delivering results.
Preventing Extinctions - Americas
Thu, 31/05/2012 - 18:53
Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has only partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress.
Wed, 16/05/2012 - 00:50
With the help of BirdLife International, on February 18th and 19th, SalvaNATURA held the 2nd Central American Aquatic Bird Census, registering 67 species, of which 6 are considered Critically Endangered in the Official List of Endangered Species at the national level.
Thu, 03/05/2012 - 15:29
Six BirdLife Partners in the Americas, together with the global Rio Tinto-BirdLife program and local conservation groups, have successfully completed three years of conservation efforts for migratory birds along the Interior-Pacific flyways. These efforts have built on an existing initiative, “Linking Communities”, at three key sites (complexes of IBAs) in North America, and have supported the planning and implementation of conservation and education actions at six IBAs in South America.
Tue, 17/04/2012 - 13:25
BirdLife has been stepping up its efforts to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haiti, the latest chapter of which sees their field biologist Enold Louis-Jean travelling to Jersey to participate in a 12-week course designed to equip conservationists with the skills needed to manage species recovery.
Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:01
Forestry staff from Montserrat’s Department of Environment are currently in the field conducting the annual bird monitoring exercise to determine the bird populations in the island’s Centre Hills Important Bird Area.
Wed, 11/04/2012 - 21:59
Annually, the Buff-breasted Sandpiper and American Golden Plover undertake some of the longest journeys of any migratory birds in the world, from their breeding grounds in the tundra of North America to wintering sites in the grasslands of Southern South America. Aves Uruguay (BirdLife in Uruguay) and partners have secured approximately 3000 hectares for both species of shorebirds through good management practices of the natural grasslands.
Grasslands - Pastizales del Cono Sur
Tue, 10/04/2012 - 17:29
In August 2011, the Government of Grenada’s Cabinet approved the protection of the last piece of government-owned Grenada Dove habitat through the addition of approximately 100 acres (c.40 ha) of the Beausejour Estate to the adjacent Perseverance Protected Area and Dove Sanctuary.
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 11:11
The Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática has just published the first ever Red Data Book for Cuban terrestrial vertebrates. The book provides a detailed baseline on the conservation status for 165 species of freshwater fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.