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Why You Should Join The Christmas Bird Count

To get outside and forget about the stress of the holidays, why not become a citizen scientist and take part in the Audubon's 114th Christmas Bird Count? Whether you live in snow or sun, you can ma…

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Habitat Fragmentation Is for the Birds

By s.e. smith, Networx s.e. smith writes about San Francisco remodeling and plumbing issues for Networx. There are around 10,000 bird species worldwide, and an estimated 13% of them are threaten…

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Coffee Plantation Forests: Best for Birds?

By Jennifer Hattam, TreeHugger Clearing wooded "shade" plantations for open farmland doesn't just hurt biodiversity, it may also make it more difficult to control pests and can lead to crop losse…

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Your Cat’s Killer Instincts

You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly …

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Parrot Species Believed Extinct Rebounds to 1,000

The yellow-eared parrot of Colombia was thought to be extinct until 1998 when a tiny population of  81 was discovered in the Andes mountains. Equally surprising  and welcome, is the very recent news t…

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