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by JuanMasello
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Concerned CITES member states support transfer of Grey Parrots from Appendix II to Appendix I -By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah
Replies: 1
Views: 694

Re: Concerned CITES member states support transfer of Grey Parrots from Appendix II to Appendix I -By Dr. Nathaniel Anno

PROTECT PARROTS – NO EXCEPTIONS African grey parrot on a branch. Share this action: African grey parrots are disappearing, trafficked nearly out of existence in some areas of West and Central Africa. All to fuel the illegal pet trade. Last year, the CITES international trade treaty gave parrots the ...
by JuanMasello
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Conservation News - Is the Grey Parrot doomed for extinction in Ghana? - By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah
Replies: 1
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Re: Conservation News - Is the Grey Parrot doomed for extinction in Ghana? - By Dr. Nathaniel Annorbah

I highly recommend to watch this related video (African Grey Parrots in Peril | WCS) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ICu3HV9Uwk “Traffickers are vacuuming up African gray parrots from Africa’s forests,” Emma Stokes, WCS Regional Director for Central Africa, said in a statement. “This heartbreaking ...
by JuanMasello
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello

We need this information to reach the wildlife managers and decision takers all over the world. Any help to disseminate will be most useful. Thank you! JUAN
by JuanMasello
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Letter: Parrots much more threatened than previously reported - by Berkunsky, Balbiano & Masello

Parrots much more threatened than previously reported Text: Igor Berkunsky, Alejandro Balbiano & Juan F. Masello Photographs: Darío Podestá, Igor Berkunsky and Wold Parrot Trust Paraba Barba Azul_ Ara glaucogularis_2.jpg Psittaciformes (parrots and cockatoos) are among the most endangered birds,...
by JuanMasello
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Letter: Amenazas que enfrentan actualmente las poblaciones de loros Neotropicales - por Balbiano, Berkunski, Masello
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Letter: Amenazas que enfrentan actualmente las poblaciones de loros Neotropicales - por Balbiano, Berkunski, Masello

ALERTA: LOROS EN PELIGRO . Textos : Alejandro Balbiano, Igor Berkunsky y Juan F. Masello . Fotos : Darío Podestá, Igor Berkunsky y World Parrot Trust . Guacamayo Rojo _ Ara chloropterus_1.jpg Las poblaciones de casi todas las especies de loros del mundo están disminuyendo. Las principales amenazas:...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: News: More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent is threatened by human activity
Replies: 0
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News: More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent is threatened by human activity

More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population of the American continent (Neotropic) is endangered due the impact of human activity, according to a scientific study published in the journal Biological Conservation by an international team that has the participation of Juan Carlos Guix, collab...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Noticias: Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano están amenazadas por la actividad
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Noticias: Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano están amenazadas por la actividad

http://www.ub.edu/web/ub/es/menu_eines/noticies/2017/09/024.html Más del 38 % de las poblaciones de loros tropicales del continente americano (Neotrópico) está en declive por el impacto de la actividad humana, según un estudio científico publicado en la revista Biological Conservation por un equipo...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Notícies: Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà estan amenaçades per l’activitat huma
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Notícies: Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà estan amenaçades per l’activitat huma

http://www.ub.edu/web/ub/ca/menu_eines/noticies/2017/09/024.html Més del 38 % de les poblacions de lloros tropicals del continent americà (Neotròpic) estan en declivi per l’impacte de l’activitat humana, segons un estudi científic publicat a la revista Biological Conservation per un equip internaci...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Pressemitteilung: Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet
Replies: 0
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Pressemitteilung: Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet

Pressemitteilung Nr. 172 • Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen http://www.uni-giessen.de/ueber-uns/pressestelle/pm/pm172-17 Artenschützer schlagen Alarm: Papageien noch bedrohter als befürchtet Über hundert Expertinnen und Experten aus der ganzen Welt fordern mehr Maßnahmen gegen Wilderei 15. September...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: Press release: Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed
Replies: 0
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Press release: Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed

Press release No 172 • Justus Liebig University Giessen http://www.uni-giessen.de/ueber-uns/pressestelle/pm/pm172a-17 Conservationists are sounding the alarm: parrots much more threatened than assumed More than one hundred experts all around the world demand for conservation actions September 15th, ...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Re: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan

Regarding the conservation situation of African Grey Parrots see also: http://psittaciformes.internationalornithology.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=352 and http://psittaciformes.internationalornithology.org/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=356 and Martin RO, Perrin MR, Boyes RS, Abebe YD, Nathaniel D, Asamoa...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Re: Opinion : The relative ethics of keeping parrots in cages compared to other animals - by Avinandan

The Guardian, Buenos Aires zoo to close after 140 years: 'Captivity is degrading' https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/buenos-aires-zoo-close-animals-captivity-argentina 2,500 animals will be moved to nature reserves in Argentina, mayor said Zoo will become educational ecopark and refuge fo...
by JuanMasello
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Opinions, Letters, Viewpoints & Perspectives
Topic: Opinion - On the conservation of cages - By Dr. Carlos B. de Araújo
Replies: 3
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Re: Opinion - On the conservation of cages - By Dr. Carlos B. de Araújo

The Guardian, Buenos Aires zoo to close after 140 years: 'Captivity is degrading' https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/23/buenos-aires-zoo-close-animals-captivity-argentina 2,500 animals will be moved to nature reserves in Argentina, mayor said Zoo will become educational ecopark and refuge fo...
by JuanMasello
Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union
Replies: 1
Views: 1668

Re: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union

Dear all, I wanted to mention that the new IOU web page now offers the option to purchase a gift membership for someone else e.g. your students, your friends, colleagues which cannot afford to pay for the membership, etc. For this follow this link: https://www.internationalornithology.org/applicatio...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: International Ornithologists' Union (IOU)
Replies: 0
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International Ornithologists' Union (IOU)

Dear Colleagues all over the world, I take great pleasure in writing to you to announce the launch of the website of the International Ornithologists' Union (IOU). As you may have heard at the 2014 IOCongress in Japan, the IOU has been formally reorganized into a membership-based 501(c)3 non-profit ...
by JuanMasello
Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:37 am
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: become member of the International Ornithologists' Union
Replies: 1
Views: 1668

become member of the International Ornithologists' Union

Dear all, as most of you surely know, the Parrot Researchers Group (PRG) was appointed Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP) of the International Ornithologists' Union (IOU) in 2013. Thus, it is my pleasure to announce the new web page of the IOU: http://www.internationalornithology.org/ The web page c...
by JuanMasello
Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Welcome messages: the Working Group Psittaciformes and the International Ornithologist's Union
Topic: About the Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP)
Replies: 0
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About the Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP)

The Working Group Psittaciformes (WGP) from the International Ornithologist's Union (IOU) started as the Parrot Researchers Group (PRG) during the25 International Ornithological Conference (Brazil). The group was appointed WGP of the IOU in 2013. The mission of this group is: 1) Promoting parrot res...

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