Conserving the Worthen’s Sparrow

The Rio Grande Joint Venture recently met with partners in Monterrey, Mexico to develop a draft conservation plan for the Worthen’s Sparrow.

The meeting was led by researchers from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León and officials from the Comisión Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas. It brought together Mexican federal, state, non-profit, and academic partners to provide expert input and assist with the development of the Programa de Acción para la Conservación de la Especie (PACE) for the endemic Worthen’s Sparrow. A PACE is similar to an endangered species recovery plan in the U.S. The overall goal of a PACE is the recovery and conservation of the wild populations of the species and its habitat.

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Petition to stop Wild Bird trading in Indonesia

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Indonesia is a global hub for the wild bird trade, given its abundance of bird species and deep-seated tradition of bird-keeping. But while newspaper headlines regularly trumpet the most alarming examples of international smuggling, experts warn it’s the domestic pet trade that poses a bigger threat…


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Eating of essential birds in India

A trader carrying wild birds for sale in College Gate area of Rangamati town in Bangla Desh. The birds are on high demand as the local restaurants serve their meat. source.A still ongoing and big problem in countries around thevworld…As ling as there are tourists asking to eat the birds as ling there will be a demand until nithibg is left….