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. .
Saturday 13th April 2019
I have been made aware of an organisation - Jardins da Arara de lear - set up in Brazil to solve the problem of the lack of licuri plams, which used to provide much of the natural diet of Lear's Macaws in the wild. As regular visitors to the ... 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)