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US scientist says 'no' to Font Hill's development

Mon, 02/08/2010
RESPECTED animal ecologist and conservation scientist Dr Peter Marra has waded into the debate over Font Hill in St Elizabeth, insisting that the site ought not to be developed given its ecological value.

Noted Conservation and Communications Leader to be Audubon President

Fri, 30/07/2010
The National Audubon Society announced that David Yarnold has been named its new President and Chief Executive Officer

Oversummering Spoon-billed Sandpiper discovered in Thailand

Fri, 30/07/2010
Photos confirming the first record of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper oversummering in its wintering grounds in Thailand has been made.

Bicknell's Thrush gets a conservation action plan

Fri, 30/07/2010
The International Bicknell’s Thrush Conservation Group (IBTCG), an alliance of scientists, conservationists and governments, has unveiled a plan to protect one of North America’s rarest songbirds, the Vulnerable Bicknell’s Thrush, across its entire range from Canada to the Caribbean.

Los cauquenes volvieron a la escena en Coronel Dorrego

Wed, 28/07/2010
El jueves 24 de junio se llevó a cabo una reunión con productores para tratar la “PROBLEMÁTICA CAUQUENES”, en la Sociedad Rural de Coronel Dorrego. A este encuentro asistieron más de 15 productores de la zona, que formaban parte de varias de las comisiones de fomento. La idea del encuentro fue bridarles a los productores toda la información que se ha venido recabando sobre el estado actual de las tres especies de cauquenes que llegan cada invierno a Dorrego y los partidos vecinos, y comunicarles los cambios en materia normativa que se han dado en los últimos años

Local community groups dedicate International Mangrove Ecosystem Protection Day to saving important mangrove cockles

Wed, 28/07/2010
On July 26th, community-based organizations and NGOs in Ecuador, such as C-CONDEM (the National Coordinating Organization for the Protection of Mangrove Ecosystems) celebrated the 2010 International Mangrove Ecosystem Protection Day under the slogan Let’s recover shellfish! Outreach and awareness activities took place in all coastal provinces and in the capital, Quito.

Launch of Wetland Globe International Wetland Awards

Wed, 28/07/2010
The World Wetland Network, an international initiative comprising over 200 wetland NGOs from across the globe, is today launching a new set of awards to recognise best practice in wetland management, and to highlight wetlands in crisis...