African Grey News and Articles

A spot to find out the latest news and articles on African Grey Parrots.

Ban On Trade In Wild Grey Parrots Comes Into Effect
January 3, 2017
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Donate to Save the Greys - End the Trade
World Parrot Trust has set up a fundraising campaign to help save the wild African Greys.
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CITES fails to act to save Grey parrots
July 27, 2012
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African Grey Parrots In The Wild Endangered By Trafficking, Says World Parrot Trust
July 25, 2012
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Urgent Petition: Tell CITES to suspend trade in African Grey Parrots!
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National Geographic article: Call for the CITES Secretariat to Suspend Trade in Grey Parrots from Cameroon and DRC
July 21, 2012
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Illegal Trade Threatens Grey Parrots in Cameroon
June 2, 2010

Wildlife conservationists are stating that trafficking in African Grey Parrots in Cameroon has grown into an organized crime.

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Irene Pepperberg: Alex and Me Podcast
May 24, 2010

Irene Pepperberg talks about her life with Alex, the African Grey parrot, who showed us all how truly intelligent and magnificient these birds are.

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Parrots Released
February 20, 2010 (Cameroon) - Limbe Wildlife Centre

Read about The Limbe Wildlife Centre starting to release the Grey parrots that were confiscated on Douala Airport.

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Parrot Charity Rushes to Send Emergency Aid for Largest Ever Group of Confiscated Parrots
February 9, 2010

The World Parrot Trust (WPT) has sent emergency funds to aid in the treatment and housing of over 1000 Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus), the largest group of illegally trapped Grey Parrots ever seized in the country of Cameroon.

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