The objective of the Project for Compensation for Damages Provoked by Lear's Macaws to Corn Fields / Projeto de Ressarcimento de Milho looks to lessen, to the minimum extent possible, the negative effects of systematic attacks by Lear's macaws in diverse rural communities located in the municipalities of the Ecoregion of the Raso da Catarina, Bahia State/Brazil. At the same time it is also the objective to reduce or impede the formation of a negative image among the rural population and these native birds in light of the progressive incidence of damages to the farmers which has contributed to the image of the birds as a pest to their fields.
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Friday 13th March 2020
ICMBio statement 11th March 2020
The Chico Mendes Institute (ICMBio) issued a statement on 11th March 2020, a translation of which is below:
All 52 macaws arrived safely at the Breeding and Release Centre in Cu ... Read More »
" Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "
( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)
Horace (65-8 BC)