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The future for Brazil's forests remains uncertain

Thu, 31/05/2012 - 18:53

Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress. Both the general public in Brazil and the international environmental...

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SAVE Brasil calls on us all to join the campaign against changes to Brazil’s forest law

Mon, 21/05/2012 - 13:30

Last April the Brazilian Congress approved the ‘new’ Forest Code, a batch of changes to the existing forest code dat...

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SAVE Brasil sets the echoes of Conservation in the Serra do Urubu

Fri, 30/12/2011 - 01:48

Since 2004, SAVE Brasil (BirdLife in Brazil) has been working to conserve the last remaining forests in the Serra do Urubu, in the municipality of Lagoa dos Gatos, ...

A resounding success: Cattle Ranchers in the Southern Cone support the conservation of the Pampas and their birds

Tue, 20/12/2011 - 19:40

For the fifth year in succession, cattle ranchers and representative...

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V Encuentro de Productores de Ganado del Cono Sur, apoyo a la conservación de las Pampas y sus aves

Wed, 12/10/2011 - 17:13

Los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la comunidad conservacionista de...

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Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife

Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:57

The Amazon is currently experiencing the highest absolute rate of forest loss globally. Yet the proportion of Amazonian species assessed as ‘threatened’ with extinction on the IUCN Red List is below the...

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SAVE Brasil calls upon the President to veto 'retrograde' changes to forest law

Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:20

Brazil’s lower parliament has passed a batch of reforms to the existing forest code, which BirdLife Partner SAVE Bra...

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Reserves created for Endangered Fringe-backed Fire-eye

Thu, 26/05/2011 - 15:38

The Brazilian Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) has officially recognised the creation of two Private Nature Reserves in the state of Bahia, Brazil, to help protect the En...

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Threatened antwren to benefit from creation of new State Park in Rio

Fri, 29/04/2011 - 20:46

Sérgio Cabral, Governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has signed an historic decree creating an important new protected area - The Costa do Sol State Park. The n...

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Latin American biodiversity conservation and development awards 2010

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 10:54

The 2010 Awards for Biodiversity Conservation and Development in Latin America have been presented at a special event held at the CBD meeting in Nagoya, Jap...

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Albatross Task Force Diaries – Juliano Cesar in Brazil

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 08:54

I’ve finally arrived back in the port of Itajaí following my first trip on a fishing vessel as part of the Albatross Task Force team in Brazil. The vessel was a wooden 23 m lon...

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First Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund newsletter

Wed, 13/10/2010 - 10:50

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the first Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund newsletter. Funded by the Arcadia Foundation, the goal is to build con...

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Arcadia update - SAVE Brasil

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 11:07

Advocacy work conducted by SAVE Brasil in partnership with government bodies and non-governmental organizations resulted in the creation of the Boa Nova IBA National Park and Wildlife Refuge (totalling 27,000 hectares, pictured) and the S...

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CLP alumni call to save the Araripe Manakin - video

Tue, 03/08/2010 - 16:44

Conservation Leadership Programme alumni from around the world ask you to save the Critically Endangered Araripe Manakin (Antilophia bokermanni) which is known locally as the Soldadinho do Ara...

New population of Grey-breasted Parakeet discovered in rocky outcrops in Quixadá, Ceará, in northeastern Brazil

Tue, 13/07/2010 - 16:01

A new population of the Critically Endangered Grey-breasted Parakeet...

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State decree institutes Cherry-throated Tanager ecological corridor

Thu, 08/07/2010 - 09:15

Located in the montane region of the Espírito Santo state, the Ecological Corridor will contribute to the conservation of the Critically Endangered Cherry-throa...

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El ganado y las aves silvestres pueden coexistir mejor en los pastizales

Thu, 03/06/2010 - 16:52

Dos nuevos informes científicos producidos en el marco de la Alianza del Pastizal, una iniciativa de cuatro socios de BirdLife en el Cono Sur, dan c...

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