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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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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 formal decree.

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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.

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Godwits at San Pablo Bay wetlands (Mike Perlmutter)

San Francisco Bay recognised as ‘Wetland of International Importance’

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 12:02

San Francisco Bay/Estuary in California, USA has been designated a “Wetland of International Importance” under the Convention on Wetlands, also known as the Ramsar Convention.

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Audubon gala honors leading conservationists with top environmental awards

Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:52

Star-studded evening raises over $2.4 million for conservation efforts

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