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Black-capped Petrel may warrant protection under the endangered species act

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 18:51

A nocturnal seabird, the black-capped petrel, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species. Endangered means the specie...

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Building capacity to save Haiti’s biodiversity

Tue, 17/04/2012 - 13:25

Over the last 12 months, BirdLife has been stepping up its efforts to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haiti (SAH) through both institutional strengthening and staff training. The latest chapte...

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More petrels discovered in Haiti

Tue, 07/02/2012 - 11:14

The nocturnal calls of Black-capped Petrels Pterodroma hasitata have guided Haitian researchers to discover more nesting locations for this Endangered seabird. During November and December 2011, researchers from the Société Audubo...

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Las primeras imágenes captadas de un pichón dan esperanza a un ave marina amenazada del Caribe

Fri, 13/01/2012 - 11:08

Una nueva localidad de anidación para el diablotín Pterodroma hasitata ha sido descubierta en Haití ...

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Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom during wetlands celebrations in Dominican Republic

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:18

On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environ...

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La Laguna de Oviedo es convertida en un aula viviente en honor a los humedales

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 01:13

El pasado 2 de febrero, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) inauguró su calendario de celebraciones ambientales con el Día...

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Haitian children celebrate biodiversity during World Bird Festival

Fri, 26/11/2010 - 16:21

In the far south-east corner of Haiti, children in the town of Anse-a-Pitres are showing their appreciation of the avian gifts that nature offers .  In celebratio...

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Post-earthquake support started for Haiti's environmental NGO sector

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 15:43

The BirdLife Caribbean Program has secured over US$250,000 from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to strengthen Haiti's environmental...

MacArthur Foundation helps build a long-term future for Haitian biodiversity

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 14:35

The MacArthur Foundation is supporting the BirdLife Caribbean Program’s commitment to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haïti (SAH) with a...

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Proyecto conservación de iguanas une a haitianos y dominicanos

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 19:41

SANTO DOMINGO. Por primera vez en la historia de la conservación de la isla Hispaniola, se está implementando un proyecto cuyo objetivo es salvar una pequeña población ...

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Haiti's fragile ecosystems facing disaster

Mon, 13/09/2010 - 11:02

While the eyes of the world have followed the effect of Haiti's devastating earthquake on Port-au-Prince, an ecological disaster has been quietly unfolding elsewhere in the country. The mountainous...

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