My job saving a Critically Endangered macaw


Rene Cartagena, from the Tacana indigenous village of northern Bolivia, is saving the Blue-throated Macaw from the edge of extinction   Where the foot of the Amazon basin reaches the Beni savana, ranger Rene can be found out in the field physically protecting the Barba Azul Nature Reserve and its…

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Barba Azul Nature Reserve doubles in size

Barba Azul Nature Reserve

Early this year, Armonía celebrated doubling the size of the Barba Azul Nature Reserve for the Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw   The reserve now stretches across 27,180 acres (11,000 hectares) of Beni savanna and palm forest islands in northen Bolivia, creating a greater safe haven for threatened species like the…

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How to end illegal pet trade of the Blue-throated Macaw

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What does it take to run a successful nationwide campaign to tackle the illegal trade of a Critically Endangered species to save it from extinction?   There are thought to be only 350 Blue-throated Macaws left in the wild. They live in northern Bolivia and are found nowhere else on…

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