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Nesting shorebirds protected at the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats, Puerto Rico

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 12:20

During May 2012, Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc. (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) installed 25 signs in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats National Wildlife...

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SalvaNATURA registers 67 species in 2nd Central American Aquatic Bird Census

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 00:50

With the help of BirdLife International, on February 18th and 19th, SalvaNATURA held the 2nd Central American Aquatic Bird Census, registering...

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Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention celebrates Earth Day in Bay of Panama Ramsar site

Tue, 24/04/2012 - 04:23

Panama City, Panama. (April 22, 2012) - Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on April 22, a day that invites refl...

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Jamaica may cease to be “the fairest isle that eyes ever beheld” in the face of climate change

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 00:44

Data from climate models indicate that Jamaica is likely to experience significant changes in temp...

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Trees of Life

Wed, 26/01/2011 - 23:25

The name Hurricane Hole might conjure images of howling winds and crashing seas. In fact, this collection of bays on the southern shore of St. John, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is a sheltered sanctuary whose crystalline waters offer safe haven for young fish. It also ...

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Satellites Keep Eye on Mangroves within Largest Barrier Reef System in the Americas

Wed, 03/11/2010 - 03:36

CATHALAC study, financed by WWF and facilitated by SERVIR system, provides crucial glimpse into important component of the world...

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How long will they stand?

Wed, 11/08/2010 - 19:29

Mangroves disappearing faster than land-based forests The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by th...

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

Mon, 02/08/2010 - 15:10

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...

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

Wed, 28/07/2010 - 19:07

On July 26th, community-based organizations and NGOs in Ecuado...

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Southernmost mangroves on Pacific coast join international conservation network

Thu, 15/07/2010 - 19:44

Located in the Piura region of Peru, the most austral mangroves of the pacific coast are found at San Pedro de Vice. Together with the V...

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Reefs and Mangroves Essential for Economic Growth in Dominican Republic

Wed, 14/07/2010 - 18:26

The degradation of coastal ecosystems, such as coral reefs and mangroves, could cost the tourism industry in the Dominican Republic nearly USD $100 mill...

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Grand Cayman mangrove buffer ripped up

Mon, 05/07/2010 - 21:35

As the National Trust launches its campaign to push for the long awaited conservation law, Grand Cayman has lost another significant stretch of natural habitat from the North Sound coastline. The developer of Dragon Ba...

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Last remaining mangrove wetland in Barbados disappearing

Mon, 05/07/2010 - 19:54

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados.- A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution an...

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