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Shearwaters show signs of recovery as Allen Cay IBA is declared mouse-free

Fri, 05/07/2013 - 08:46

Allen Cay in the Bahamas, an important breeding site for Audubon’s Shearwater and home of an eponymous endemic iguana, has been declared free of the invasive house mice which were threatening both species.

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A future for the Hooded Grebe

Sat, 22/06/2013 - 21:21

The Argentinian Government has announced plans for a National Park in Patagonia, helping to safeguard a future for the Critically Endangered Hooded Grebe

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Swarovski Optik supports new conservation initiative for threatened Canada Warbler

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 21:58

Together with the support of Swarovski Optik, international conservation organisations are undertaking a new joint initiative to save the threatened Canada Warbler and related migratory boreal forest species.

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Dr Alberto Yanosky has been recognised for his outstanding work and lifetime contribution that has furthered the understanding and practice of conservation in Paraguay (National Geographic)

Guyra’s Yanosky recognised as a leader of conservation in Latin America

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 08:43

Dr Alberto Yanosky, Executive Director of BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay, has won the 2013 National Geographic Society/Buffett Award for Leadership in Latin American Conservation.

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Ecosystem Services in High Andean Wetlands

Wed, 10/04/2013 - 16:03

Ecosystem services provided by high Andean wetlands must be understood in order to ensure their conservation.

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High Andean wetlands, home of the Grebes (Fundación Yuchan)

A last chance for High Andean Grebes?

Mon, 08/04/2013 - 18:51

The wetlands of the High Andes are an evolutionary hotspot for the grebe family (Podicipedidae).

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Local population plays a key role in assessing ecosystem services at the Ramsar Site ‘Complejo Llanganati’, Ecuador

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 17:05

An important achievement in the process of assessing ecosystem services in Llanganates was the involvement of local people, the direct beneficiaries and users of ecosystem goods and services within t

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Lake Junín: protection and sustainable use of High-Andean ecosystems

Wed, 03/04/2013 - 18:17

More efficient cooking stoves were designed for communities around Lake Junín as a way of encouraging a better use of the high Andean peatland, or champa, an important habitat for migratory

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A Patagonian Jewel: Buenos Aires Plateau

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 22:51

Buenos Aires Plateau will become a protected area

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