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Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
Last updated: Apr 22 2019 20:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How a Tiny Endangered Species Put a Man in Prison 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As […]
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Sustainable Travel: How to Celebrate #Earthday right 22.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These companies make it easy to be sustainable while you travel
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An unusual family of bald eagles adds 3 eaglets 16.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Valor I, Valor II and Starr, a trio of bald eagles in Illinois, hatched three eaglets this year. No such luck for the closely watched eagle couples of Washington, D.C.
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One of the world’s most dangerous birds kills its owner in Florida 15.4.2019 LA Times: Nation

A large, flightless bird native to Australia and New Guinea attacked and killed its owner when the man fell on his farm in Florida, authorities said Saturday.

The Alachua County Fire Rescue Department told the Gainesville Sun that a cassowary killed the man Friday on the property near Gainesville,...

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What Is a Cassowary? Florida Man Killed by Exotic Bird 15.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The bird is thought to be the most dangerous in the world.
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Killing Migratory Birds Has Been a Crime for Decades. Not Anymore. 14.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million. The power to prosecute created a deterrent that protected birds and enabled government to hold […]
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13 Can’t-Miss Music Festivals That Will Rock 2019 12.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Jay-Z and more headline this year's most anticipated music festivals.
Can Jay Inslee Make Climate Change More Than a Campaign Talking Point? 8.4.2019 Mother Jones
Blink and you would have missed the most substantial reference to climate change in the three 2016 presidential debates. “I think the science is real,” Hillary Clinton affirmed in her first showdown with Donald Trump, not because she was asked about it, but because she wanted to highlight yet another contrast between them. And that […]
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Big cities, bright lights and up to 1 billion bird collisions 8.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When birds migrate, they can become attracted to and disoriented by artificial lights. The result: they end up colliding with skyscrapers and other buildings. Minneapolis is among the most dangerous cities for birds.
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Invasive Birds Play Key Ecosystem Role on Oahu 4.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers have found that invasive birds play a critical role in the ecosystem of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, where native species have almost totally disappeared.
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On the trail of the Green Swan 3.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
John Elkington on creating the market and policy setting in which growing numbers Green Swan innovators and entrepreneurs can flourish.
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How a seed bank helps preserve Cherokee culture through traditional foods 2.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The seeds are free for any Cherokee, but recipients have been limited because demand is so high. Collecting the seeds has been difficult and emotional, but the program has helped unify the community.
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Vail Resort’s pursuit of the longest ski season affecting Breckenridge’s efforts to protect its “crown jewel” wildlife preserve 30.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Breckenridge Ski Resort's gondola, which cuts directly through Breckenridge's Cucumber Gulch, encroaches on the wildlife preserve's most sensitive time of year for moose, mule deer.
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Urban Transformations: The Reinvention of Eskisehir, Turkey from Dump to Destination 28.3.2019 WRI Stories
Urban Transformations: The Reinvention of Eskisehir, Turkey from Dump to Destination Comments|Add Comment|PrintAfter a devastating earthquake, Eskişehir’s government and civil society embarked on a 25-year effort to rebuild and revitalize the city. Photo by Kyle LaFerriere Many cities are looking for a new future after the decline of traditional manufacturing industries. From the American Rust Belt to Europe’s industrial heartlands, mayors are striving to reinvigorate and reinvent, while... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Urban Transformations: The Reinvention of Eskişehir, Turkey from Dump to Destination 28.3.2019 THE CITY FIX
Eskişehir Urban Development Project is a finalist for the WRI Ross Prize for Cities. Many cities are looking for a new future after the decline of traditional manufacturing industries. From the American Rust Belt to Europe’s industrial heartlands, mayors are ...
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Cats Should Be Killed to Save Most Endangered Species 28.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Islands only take up around 5.3 percent of land on Earth, yet they are home to 75 percent of known extinctions of bird, mammal, amphibian and reptile extinctions since 1500.
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Idaho utility spurns coal, pledges 100 percent 'clean' energy by 2045 27.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Idaho Power plans to stop using coal power plants. The news comes as a U.S. energy agency says renewable sources produced a record amount of electricity in 2018.
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Recording Reveals Oil Executives Laughing About “Unprecedented Access” to Trump 26.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Gathered for a private meeting at a beachside Ritz-Carlton in Southern California, the oil executives were celebrating a colleague’s sudden rise. David Bernhardt, their former lawyer, had been appointed by President Donald Trump to the powerful No. 2 spot at the […]
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Sobering portrait of meth use in Crow Wing County leads officials to outline policies 22.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Crow Wing County department officials recently painted a picture for the county board about the drug problem in the county and what they are doing about it.
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Colorado fund that would help insurers cover sickest patients could reduce premiums by 23 percent, study finds 22.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A bill that would create a state fund to help insurers cover their sickest and most expensive patients could reduce individual health insurance premiums in Colorado by almost 23 percent, the state Division of Insurance said Thursday.
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