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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.

Americas Preventing Extinctions

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.

Americas Paraguay Capacity Development - Americas

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.

Americas Argentina High Andean wetlands

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). This unique diversity is, however, rapidly being...

Americas Argentina High Andean wetlands

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...

Americas

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...

Americas High Andean wetlands

A Patagonian Jewel: Buenos Aires Plateau

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 22:51

Buenos Aires Plateau will become a protected area Thanks to the work of Aves Argentinas (BirdLife in Argentina) and the conservation NGOs,...

Americas

New Protected Area in the Argentinean Puna: Campo de Piedra Pómez

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 19:32

The creation of the National Protected Area, ‘Campo de Piedra Pómez’, was formalised on 11 October 2012, with the signing of the...

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BirdLife receives leading international conservation award for IBA programme in the Americas

Thu, 28/03/2013 - 15:01

BirdLife in the Americas has received the award for Biodiversity Conservation Projects in Latin America from the BBVA Foundation (Fundación BBVA), which implements the corporate social responsibility programme of the Spanish-based BBVA banking group.

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas