Did You Know…

You can make a difference by Choosing Your Morning Coffee With a Nod to the Environment How does one drink coffee with a conscience? By purchasing shade-grown, organic, or fair trade coffee, that’s how. Shade-grown coffee is grown under a canopy of a wide variety of shade trees, often on small farms, which use traditional […]

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Is it possible to save Congo’s parrots?

EXTRACT FROM THE FOLLOWING THIRD PARTY SOURCE: Written by: Andrew Bernard for Searching for Bonobo in Congo The Democratic Republic of Congo is the largest exporter of African grey parrots. It is likely also the country with the largest remaining wild populations.  Currently, under CITES provisions, African greys are an Appendix Two species, which limits legal […]

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Tell CITES to end trade in African Grey Parrots!

I had an interesting question posed to me via my GreyBird.club Facebook page regarding the recent Change.org petition circulating to Tell CITES to end trade in African Grey Parrots! #SaveGreys. I have gotten many people to sign this petition through my Greybird.club Facebook page but this one person asked: “Can someone please explain this to […]

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A Future For Wild Timnehs

Posted by Rowan Martin on 07/30 at 11:11 AM Timneh parrots have long been subject to high levels of trapping for the pet trade, leading to dramatic declines in populations. They are restricted to western areas of the moist Upper Guinea forests and bordering savannas, from the Bijagós islands of Guinea-Bissau eastwards through southern Guinea, […]

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Why Save Parrots?

Of the more than 350 known species of parrots, nearly 100 are threatened in wild. Popular as pets, many are captured for the wild bird trade or suffer from hunting or loss of habitat. Each species is an integral part of their environment and the extinction of even a single species is a sad and […]

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TAKE ACTION!

Cockatoos in Crisis Stop logging their forest homes! BACKGROUND The south-west’s Black Cockatoos are in free fall. We must act now to protect them by stopping the logging of the karri and jarrah forests where they live, breed and feed. The science is very clear: the loss of habitat is the major threat to their […]

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