Summary of the project report for indemnification for damage to corn plantations by Lear’s Macaws in 2017-18
The period covered was September 2017 to February 2018. The team covered a total area of 5,318 sq. kilometres. 132 farmsteads in 27 rural villages benefitted from the project by the distribution of vouchers for a total of 816 corn sacks weighing 60 kg each – a total of 48,960 kg (nearly 50 tonnes). The total cost of the sacks of corn was US$ 9,530. The operational costs totalled US$ 5,845 making a total cost of US$ 15,375 for the period. .
Friday 20th September 2019
Fires in the Pantanal
Really bad news. We've all heard about the fires raging in the Amazon, but they are also raging in the Pantanal and threatening the Hyacinthine macaws there. Here is the report by Neiva Guedes on the Parrots International facebook page:
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" 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)