Tapir re-introduction at REGUA

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Author: Sue Healey, REGUA – Communications Coordinator   At Reserva Ecológica de Guapiaçu (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, the arrival of a pair of Lowland (Brazilian) Tapir as part of an ambitious re-introduction project is eagerly awaited.    These enigmatic … Continued

125 species for WCWW – 2016

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Wader Conservation World Watch (WCWW), organised by Wader Quest, continues to grow attracting 244 participants from 38 countries across 6 continents and 9 flyways. This year 125 species were recorded, from the sublime – ibisbill; to the obvious – ruddy … Continued

Tuatara re-location to flagship sanctuary

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As part of a continuing effort to conserve the tuatara, 17 juveniles that were reared at the University of Otago, have been released into Orokonui Ecosanctuary on South Island, New Zealand. The tuataras, aged between 3 and 4-year-old will boost … Continued

New plan puts eagles at risk!

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American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the Western Hemisphere’s bird conservation specialist, has expressed concern about the potential impact of wind facilities on the small eastern population of golden eagles. The statement came in response to the release, by The U.S. Fish … Continued

Red List holds bleak news about giraffe

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In Cancun, Mexico today (8 Dec 2016) the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released its latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species. Highlights of the update paint a mixed picture for birds, a bleak one … Continued

On a quest to save waders

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Author: Rick Simpson, Wader Quest   Waders are everywhere – aren’t they? I mean, go to any estuary and you can see any number of them can’t you? So what exactly is the problem? The fact is that waders are … Continued