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MILESTONE: ABC Unveils Updated Online Wind Energy Siting Tool

April 2, 2020

ABC's Bird-Smart Wind Energy Program recently rolled out a revised version of its popular wind energy siting tool, the Wind Risk Assessment Map. This online resource shows areas important for birds, where wind energy development should proceed with caution or be avoided, and where turbines are currently located. The Map can increase awareness of how … Read More>>

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MILESTONE: New Parrot Conservation Alliance Launched

April 1, 2020

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is proud to announce the formation of a new Parrot Conservation Alliance that brings together a variety of invited parrot rescue centers and sanctuaries — many accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries — with conservation organizations like ABC to advance the conservation of parrots in the wild. The Alliance … Read More>>

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MILESTONE: More Mysteries of Blue-throated Macaw Revealed Through Tracking Study

March 30, 2020

With support from American Bird Conservancy (ABC), Asociación Armonía (Armonía) has tracked, for the first time ever, Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaws, which increases our understanding of the birds' migration patterns, local movements, roosting sites, and home range in Bolivia's Beni Savannah. This milestone was achieved after three years of attempts to trap and place satellite … Read More>>

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The Border Wall and Wildlife: Construction Proceeds in Irreplaceable Habitats

March 9, 2020

(Washington, D.C., March 9, 2020) American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is deeply concerned about the loss and degradation of wildlife habitat resulting from installation of the new U.S.-Mexico border wall in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. “It's challenging to obtain a complete overview of this extremely complicated, fluid process, but we do know that construction is already … Read More>>

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MILESTONE: U.S. Public Poll Finds Strong Support for Domestic Cat Management

March 3, 2020

A poll conducted in 2019 by American Bird Conservancy (ABC) indicates that a majority of U.S. residents favor management of domestic cats (Felis catus). In a survey of more than 2,000 individuals across the U.S., a majority of respondents supported permanent identification and sterilization, and half favored keeping cats indoors. Not only did they support … Read More>>

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