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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.

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s...

Sun, 16/09/2012

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Are

Agreements that seek to protect 474 hectares of...

Thu, 13/09/2012
During the 2012 BirdLife Americas Partnership Meeting three agreements were signed for land acquisition in key IBAs in Argentina, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic.

A wedding and a Swedish philanthropist protect...

Fri, 15/06/2012

What do a wedding, a Swedish philanthropist, the conservation of the Atlantic Rainfores

Alarm in Paraguay at settlement plans for...

Wed, 29/02/2012
Paraguayan environmental organizations including Guyra Paraguay (BirdLife in Paraguay) are alarmed at the recent decision of the national government to actively promote the settlement of small-scale farmers ('campesinos') within the Ñacunday National Park. The decision to promote a solution which flouts both national legislation and international conventions, sets a worrying precedent for other protected areas in the country.

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

Land rights at last for indigenous protectors of...

Thu, 20/10/2011
After 10 years of negotiations, the indigenous Kue Tuvy Aché community in Paraguay have gained formal recognition of their ownership of the land, part of the Bosque Mbaracayú Important Bird Area.

Conserving nature, empowering women in Paraguay

Mon, 15/08/2011
Nature Canada has successfully completed its latest project in Paraguay, where it helped nearly 500 women farmers in four rural communities to increase their food security and improve their health.

“Campaña Bahía de Asunción-Nuestro Orgullo”...

Tue, 07/06/2011
“Campaña Bahía de Asunción-Nuestro Orgullo” conmemora el Dia Mundial de Aves Migra

Key Paraguayan IBA being destroyed

Mon, 11/10/2010
Part of Asunción Bay Important Bird Area (IBA) is in the process of being destroyed by heavy machinery brought in to begin work on a new waterfront project in Paraguay’s capital city, despite the site being legally declared a Reserve in 2005.

La Bahía de Asunción: Las autoridades que crearon...

Mon, 04/10/2010
La Asociación Guyra Paraguay levanta su voz de protesta porque las maquinarias ya están destruyendo la Reserva Ecológica Banco San Miguel y Bahía de Asunción, para la tan ansiada construcción de la Costanera Norte se está realizando a expensas de la destrucción de los hábitats naturales para las especies migratorias que le dan un valor único y de categoría mundial a la Ciudad de Asunción.

Problems in Paraguay

Tue, 31/08/2010
Ten years ago, the Kuetuwy Aché community was established in the property 'Finca 470', under the understanding and commitment from the Paraguayan government that the property would be legally titled to the Aché people. Now however, the government plans to divide-up the property.

Ambientalistas piden proteger la biodiversidad

Fri, 04/06/2010
En el marco del lanzamiento del libro documental Gran Pantanal, Paraguay, realizado ayer, ambientalistas y representantes de diferentes organizaciones sociales y del sector, destacaron la necesidad de valor y proteger la biodiversidad, es decir, el entorno natural con todos sus recursos y ecosistemas.

El ganado y las aves silvestres pueden coexistir...

Thu, 03/06/2010
Dos nuevos informes científicos producidos en el marco de la Alianza del Pastizal dan cuenta de la respuesta de las comunidades de aves típicas de pastizales naturales en relación al pastoreo en sistemas de ganadería extensiva.

Guyra Paraguay advises Government on ecotourism

Tue, 30/03/2010
Guyra Paraguay (BirdLife Partner) and the National Secretary of Tourism (SENATUR) in Parag