Two Chinese hydropower giants account for construction of half of the world’s dams, which have been causing irreversible damage to … More
The Burrowing Parrot, in spanish, ”Loro Tricahue”, (Cyanoliseus patagonus), also known as the burrowing parakeet or the Patagonian conure, is a species of parrot native to Argentina and Chile. The Burrowing Parrot was on the brink of extinction, with small populations fragmented throughout Chile.
”The Burrowing parrots/ Loros Tricahue, that inhabit Chile are an endemic subspecies, that is, they cannot be found anywhere else in the world. It is one of the four native parrots and also the largest. It was on the brink of extinction,” says Marcia Ricci, head of Conservation of Biological Diversity at CONAF in the O’Higgins region.
Since 1970, bird populations in North America have declined by approximately 2.9 billion birds, a loss of more than one … More
Monitoring and tracking the protection of every countries’ ecosystems – from wetlands to reefs, forests and more – is critical … More