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Fishing fleets in Argentina agree to use devices to stop albatross deaths

Thu, 11/09/2014
More great news for the Albatross Task Force - this time from Argentina where a major fishery will potentially save the lives of thousands of albatross by using bird-scaring lines on their trawler fleet.

Climate change threatens 314 North American bird species

Tue, 09/09/2014
New study shows that climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle

New population of Critically Endangered Parakeet Found in north-east Brazil

Tue, 12/08/2014
A team of young conservationists in Ceará state, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five Grey-breasted Parakeet.

Dog Island, Anguilla, declared rat-free

Mon, 30/06/2014
After an intensive eradication programme and 2 years of careful monitoring, Dog Island in Anguilla has been officially declared rat-free and native wildlife is already showing signs of recovery.

SAVE Brasil recognised for over a decade of work to save Atlantic forest

Fri, 06/06/2014

The Atlantic forest of South America could merit an award for many reasons.

Black Skimmer is one of the ten species most at risk from this latest oil spill (photomatt28; flickr.com)

Galveston Bay oil spill imperils thousands of birds

Wed, 26/03/2014

Texas City, in the United States was the site of a massive oil spill on Saturday, an in

Coffee and conservation project launches in Puerto Rico

Thu, 13/03/2014
A new project in Puerto Rico is providing local people with training in sustainable agriculture, shade-grown coffee, water conservation and bird monitoring and reporting.