The biogeographic region of Chocó ranges from the eastern region of Panamá, through the Pacific coast of Colombia, to the southwest of Ecuador. In Colombia, this neotropical corridor, which covers the Pacific coast to the foothills of the western mountain range, forms a natural barrier … Read more “Forests of the biogeographic region of Chocó in critical danger of disappearing”
In Colombia bird watching tour began in the early 1990s where pioneers like Paul Coopmans and Steve Hilty brought a few clients. Between 1996 and 1999, Dr. Paul Salaman led the first tours in Colombia with the goal of observing 1,000 bird species in 30 … Read more “ProAves in the development of bird tourism in Colombia”
The Government of Mongolia recently designated core breeding habitat for White-naped Cranes as a national-level nature reserve, a vital step in increasing reproduction in the rapidly-declining Western population of this threatened species.
The Khurkh-Khuiten River Valleys (KKRV) in Northeast Mongolia is a diverse ecosystem supporting … Read more “Mongolia Protects White-naped Crane Breeding Area”
At the onset of 2020, the COVID-19 virus abruptly hit mankind. Never before has a pandemic spread so aggressively and impacted the entire human race almost simultaneously. And now we are starting to feel some of the real and major impacts of what a global … Read more “Conservation in the time of COVID-19”
Pangolin scales have been removed from an official 2020 listing of ingredients approved for use in traditional Chinese medicine as reported by China’s Health Times newspaper. There was no official announcement but pangolins were not listed in the newly published 2020 edition of the traditional … Read more “Endangered Pangolins Removed from Traditional Medicine List in China”
Whale sharks and manta rays will receive protection under the new law in Taiwan, increasing penalties for anyone found guilty of disturbing or capturing the animals. Under Taiwan’s Wildlife Conservation Act, whale sharks, giant oceanic manta rays, and reef manta rays will be uplisted from … Read more “Whale Sharks and Mantas Receive Full Protection in Taiwan”
Las Reservas ProAves son sitios claves para la conservación, por lo que cada año transitan por sus corredores diferentes especies migratorias. Por eso la Fundación ProAves lleva más de 15 años ejecutando el programa de aves migratorias, para evaluar el estado de las especies … Read more “Reservas ProAves: refugios críticos de aves migratorias”
The worldwide demand for shark-fin soup, shark-tooth medallions, and a false sense of security on beaches everywhere, all combine to leave sharks persecuted and endangered, with millions of them being killed each year.
Shark Awareness Day was designed to provide education and awareness of how … Read more “SHARK AWARENESS DAY 2020”
Whale sharks and two species of manta rays will receive new protection under the law in Taiwan beginning June 1, increasing penalties for anyone found guilty of disturbing or capturing the three species. Under Taiwan’s Wildlife Conservation Act, whale sharks, giant oceanic manta rays, and … Read more “Whale Sharks and Mantas Receive Full Protection in Taiwan”