The Red Siskin: fashionable and sustainable

July 30, 2021 by Bárbara Santana

The Initiative has been fortunate to create alliances over the years through different sectors, offering the opportunity to educate and expand the message about the conservation of the Red Siskin.

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Red Siskin Special Edition Coffee Cupping

July 15, 2021

The activity was led by the Venezuelan specialist and Q Grader Raúl Martínez and six specialty coffees were tasted.

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The Red Siskin Conservation Center turns two!

June 14, 2021

We are celebrating with great joy the second year of the Conservation Center, and we are optimistically awaiting the first offspring of the Red Siskin.

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Red Siskin receives International Film Festival award

June 1, 2021

In May of this year, the Red Siskin was honored at the International Film Festival: El Ojo Iluso.

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Saving Giant Anteaters thanks to the Red Siskin

April 16, 2021

The SRCS, one of our founding partners, has dedicated more than 20 years to the conservation of Red Siskins in Guyana. Nevertheless, their researches went beyond...

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First RSI Research Updates Meeting

January 25, 2021

During the second week of January, we held the first RSI Research Updates Meeting in order to help all our collaborators understand the various research projects in progress on Red Siskin biology and conservation.

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Building alliances

December 15, 2020

Today, the Red Siskin Specialists and Aviculturists Network (ReSSAN) has 127 members, with leaders promoting our efforts in Venezuela, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.

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Spanish company Aviantecnic joins the RSI network of collaborators

November 17, 2020

For about three years now, we have welcomed aviculturists from across the world as part of this collaboration, as they have contributed their experience in breeding Red Siskins and their interest in promoting ethical practices in aviculture.

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RSI participation in the Group-Management Initiative

November 12, 2020

In 2020, the international Group Management Initiative (GMI) was formed, with the vision of effectively conserving all species requiring group-based population management, using the best available scientific information and tools

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The Red Siskin Initiative is an international partnership of public and private institutions communities and people working to help understand, protect and restore sustainable populations of the Red Siskin.

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The Red Siskin has been an inspiration for generations of Venezuelan singers, poets and painters, but unsustainable harvest, and habitat loss and degradation have brought the Red Siskin close to extinction.

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