News Brazil

Black-fronted Piping-guan © Marco Silva

Reintroducing the Black-fronted Piping-guan in...

Sun, 14/08/2016
A census in 2010 revealed that only one Black-fronted Piping-guan was left in the mountain range of Sierra do Mar, São Paulo. Wasting no time, the team of SAVE Brasil started a reintroduction programme. Six years later, the situation is being reverted.
Captive Spix's Macaw © Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

Spix’s Macaw reappears in Brazil

Fri, 24/06/2016
It was Grandpa’s dream: to see his favourite bird, Spix’s Macaw, fly again over the skies of Curaçá, small town of about 20,000, in the dry Caatinga area in Bahia, Brazil.
Yellow Cardinal, Fran Alverja

Bird friendly beef in Porto Alegre’s market

Wed, 25/05/2016
SAVE Brasil has managed to bring bird-friendly beef with the seal of the Grasslands Alliance into Brazilian markets. But why is grass-fed beef such good news for birds?

Rio+20 - BirdLife urges governments to ensure...

Mon, 11/06/2012
The BirdLife Partenership is calling on governments attending Rio+20 to demonstrate global leadership to redirect the global economy towards a sustainable pathway.

The future for Brazil's forests remains...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has only partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress.

SAVE Brasil calls on us all to join the campaign...

Mon, 21/05/2012
Slowing down deforestation in Brazil is threatened by a new bill that can now be stopped only by a Presidential veto. Give your support to an online petition campaign.

A resounding success: Cattle Ranchers in the...

Tue, 20/12/2011
For the fifth year in succession, cattle ranchers and representatives of the conservation community in the Southern Cone of South America have gathered to discuss the conservation of natural grasslands

V Encuentro de Productores de Ganado del Cono Sur...

Wed, 12/10/2011
Los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la comunidad conservacionist

Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife

Thu, 15/09/2011
The Amazon is currently experiencing the highest absolute rate of forest loss globally. Yet the proportion of Amazonian species assessed as ‘threatened’ with extinction is below the global average.

SAVE Brasil calls upon the President to veto...

Fri, 27/05/2011
Reforms to Brazil's forest code will significantly increase deforestation.

Reserves created for Endangered Fringe-backed...

Thu, 26/05/2011
Two Private Nature Reserves in Bahia State, Brazil will help protect the Endangered Fringe-backed Fire-eye

Threatened antwren to benefit from creation of...

Fri, 29/04/2011
A new protected area in Rio de Janeiro covers the home of the Critically Endangered Restinga Antwren

Latin American biodiversity conservation and...

Tue, 26/10/2010
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, Japan. The prizes, worth Є7,000 each, are granted by SEO / BirdLife (Spanish Partner) and BirdLife International with the support of the Fundación Biodiversidad.

Albatross Task Force Diaries – Juliano Cesar in...

Thu, 14/10/2010
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...

First Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership...

Wed, 13/10/2010
It gives me great pleasure to introduce the first Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund newsletter...

Arcadia update - SAVE Brasil

Fri, 01/10/2010
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 Serra das Lontras IBA National Park (11.336 hectares)...