User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Nov 21 2017 20:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Study Pinpoints Arctic Shorebird Decline 21.11.2017 Environmental News Network
A new study co-authored by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) addresses concerns over the many Arctic shorebird populations in precipitous decline. Evident from the study is that monitoring and protection of habitat where the birds breed, winter, and stopover is critical to their survival and to that of a global migration spectacle.
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Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project 17.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump sidelines science, the agency flips on San Pedro River development.
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Standing sentinel over the Umpqua River’s steelhead 16.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A Buddhist fly-angler in Oregon protects fish from death by dynamite.
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Thousands of African gray parrots rescued from traffickers in Congo (video) 14.11.2017 TreeHugger
Wildlife Conservation Society is treating the purloined parrots at a specially built care facility; some 900 have been released back into the wild.
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How much do salmon still shape the Northwest? 13.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A new book seeks answers about the future of the iconic fish.
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Zinke’s new sage grouse plans ignores years of work 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The changes adhere with Trump’s goals of energy dominance on public lands.
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How did these creepy critters achieve Halloween super stardom? 31.10.2017 TreeHugger
Halloween just wouldn’t be spookacular without spiders, owls, toads, bats, and other creatures of the night. But how did these specific animals make the cut?
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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The dark side of digitally tracking endangered species 11.10.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The data could make it easier for poachers to find animals and plants that scientists are trying to protect.
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19 Western species won’t receive federal protections 9.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The animals range from minuscule Nevada mollusks to dwindling Pacific walruses.
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Nearly 400 new species discovered in the Amazon 28.9.2017 Planet Ark News
A fiery-orange tailed monkey, a new species of pink river dolphin and a stingray resembling a cross between a pancake and honey comb are among the hundreds of new species discovered in the Amazon over the past two years.
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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Human activities could trigger an altered pattern of evolution similar to what occurred 66 million years ago, when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving birds as their only descendants. 
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Could Condors Return to Northern California? 21.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A study of lead exposure indicates condors could one day return to Northern California.
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A military legacy loosens its grip on a landscape 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Plans for Colorado’s Camp Hale balance restoration and commemoration.
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Farming in Alaska is increasingly possible 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Longer growing seasons and food scarcity are turning more people to agriculture.
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Are backyard eggs really that dangerous? 12.9.2017 TreeHugger
With an increase in salmonella cases this year, health officials are pointing the finger at hobby farmers, which isn't entirely fair.
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Young birds suffer in the city 8.9.2017 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
City life is tough for young birds. But if they survive their first year, they are less susceptible to the effects of stress, according to research from Lund University in Sweden.
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A human-caused wildfire burns Oregon’s Columbia Gorge 8.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In the Pacific Northwest, data shows people burn the places they love.
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As sportsmen watch Zinke, disillusionment replaces hope 7.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Concerns are rising that the Interior Secretary’s actions won’t match his rhetoric.
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Swapping the classroom for the field: my summer internship with The Nature Conservancy 6.9.2017 TreeHugger
As summer comes to an end, high school intern, Sam, recounts many firsts in nature – including getting up close and personal with osprey.
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