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Only known film of Presumed Extinct Imperial Woodpecker shows behaviour of world's largest woodpecker

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:25

Image-stabilized 15-second clip of the female climbing. Image-stabilized 9-second clip of female Imperial Woodpecker foraging. Original 85-second clip of a female Imperial...

Imperial Woodpecker found on 1956 film but not on surveys to film location.

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 08:13

Film capturing the last ever confirmed sighting of an Imperial Woodpecker is released. But surveys to the exact location fail to find evidence that the species still exists.

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A chance to raise money for El Triunfo - and win a visit

Fri, 23/09/2011 - 17:05

"By joining in this competition you will help conserve one of the most important cloud forests in the Americas," says Rosa María Vidal of Pronatura Chiapas

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The IBA Local Conservation Groups Network in Chiapas and Yucatan Peninsula- México

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:59

Several BirdLife Partners are demonstrating success in establishing and coordinating Local Conservation Networks. This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them.

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Prioritising nature people

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:16

“Working with local conservation groups is not just a branch of our work, but the cross-cutting axis of most of our activities”, explains Rosa María Vidal, Executive Director of Pronatura Sur. “As we say, ‘our priority is the people who have nature as a priority’.”

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Study outlines steps to protect declining North American landbird populations

Thu, 20/01/2011 - 13:13

A recent study carried out by scientists from Canada, Mexico and the United States, including several BirdLife Partners found that of the 882 native landbirds shared across borders, 17% (148 species) need immediate conservation action.

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Biodiversity conservation in the indigenous Chimalapas region, Oaxaca, Mexico

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:24

“Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation” is this year’s theme for International Day for Biological Diversity - our work in the Chimalapas of Mexico is improving livelihoods while conserving biodiversity

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