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Nesting Area of World's Rarest Macaw is Now a Bolivian Nature Reserve

August 20, 2018

  Contacts: Bennett Hennessey, Director of Development, Asociación Armonía | Phone: 00(591-3) 3563636 7| Email: | Skype: bennett_hennessey | Daniel Lebbin, Vice President of Threatened Species, American Bird Conservancy | Phone: 540-253-5780 | Email: (Washington, D.C., August 20, 2018)  The area home to the largest known group of nesting Blue-throated Macaws — a … Read More>>

Jones Beach Legal Settlement Provides Safety for Endangered Birds

August 8, 2018

Contact: New York Parks' Dan Keefe, 518-486-1868 or American Bird Conservancy's Grant Sizemore, 202-888-7480 or Steve Holmer, 202-744-6459 (Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y., August 8, 2018) Based on a judicial order and settlement entered on August 6, the Piping Plovers that nest annually at Jones Beach State Park in New York will no longer face … Read More>>

Global First: Brazil Launches National Alliance for Zero Extinction

August 6, 2018

Contact: Amy Upgren, Alliance for Zero Extinction Program Officer, 540-253-5780 (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2018) Brazil has established itself as a world leader in biodiversity protection, becoming the first nation in the world to adopt the global Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) framework to identify and map sites holding the last known populations of highly … Read More>>

Success for Kirtland's Warbler Doesn't Mean the Work is Over

August 1, 2018

Contact: Shawn Graff, ABC Vice President Great Lakes Region (Washington, D.C., August 1, 2018) Thanks to an intensive, decades-long effort from many partners in the wildlife conservation community, the Kirtland's Warbler is an Endangered Species Act (ESA) success story. Bordering on extinction with a population of approximately 200 singing males in the mid-1970s, this habitat specialist, which … Read More>>


Free-roaming Cats Spread Toxoplasmosis, Risking Human Health and Wildlife Too

July 26, 2018

(Washington, D.C., July 26, 2018) A new study linking cats, toxoplasmosis, and human brain function has become a widely covered news story. It provides a new perspective on the impact of tens of millions of free-roaming in the United States. “We hope this interest in toxoplasmosis will encourage decision-makers to take another look at pet … Read More>>

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