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Conservation and Research

Desi Milpacher, Editor

Recovery Has Begun

Parrot Blogger: Desi Milpacher, Editor | Nov 18, 2017

Thanks to everyone who donated to the Puerto Rican Amazon Relief effort, we have raised close to $30,000 (USD) and will be distributing it to the Rio Abajo team as soon as possible. An update: according to Tanya Martínez, a biologist who works at Rio Abajo, there were five Puerto Rican Amazon...

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Desi Milpacher, Editor

Severe storms a serious challenge for Puerto Rican Amazon

Parrot Blogger: Desi Milpacher, Editor | Oct 18, 2017

"Before and after images give a sense of the damage done to the forest by Hurricane Maria. The forest has no more canopy. It will take many years for Rio Abajo to recover."
~ Tanya Martínez, Conservation Biologist on site at Rio Abajo Aviary, Puerto Rico

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Jamie Gilardi, PhD

Wild parrots at Rio Abajo

Parrot Blogger: Jamie Gilardi, PhD | Oct 14, 2017

Many thanks for your response to the crisis in Puerto Rico - it has been uplifting to see the outpouring of concern. We have had good news from the Rio Abajo aviary: the project team has confirmed sightings of wild Puerto Rican Amazons.  

"We've counted groups of wild iguaca in Rio Abajo. A...

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Jamie Gilardi, PhD

Their forests were decimated…

Parrot Blogger: Jamie Gilardi, PhD | Oct 04, 2017

“The aviary took massive damage during the storm, and the Rio Abajo forest can barely be called a forest anymore.”  
~ Tanya Martínez, Conservation Biologist on site at Rio Abajo Aviary, Puerto Rico
 

With sustained winds at 155mph, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20, cutting...

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