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10 Major Audubon Conservation Wins From 2016
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection )

Anna
- 22 days ago - audubon.org
It's been a pretty good year for helping birds and the environment.
Giving Birds a Helping Hand This Uttarayan
Offbeat  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, birds, manja )

Anna
- 10 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Each year during Uttarayan the city's skyline wears a splendid look, dotted with colourful kites, but this spells trouble for thousands of birds that get injured because of the deadly manja. Even though the ban on Chinese manja and lanterns is imposed
Birds With Larger Brains More Likely to Survive Climate Change
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife )

Anna
- 21 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Birds have evolved larger brains to cope in harsh environments where the tasks of finding food, evading predators and finding shelter are more demanding, say scientists who predict that smart creatures may cope better with climate change than less
By Pitching In Around the Nest, Plover Dads Adapt to Warmer Temperatures
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, environment )

Anna
- 26 days ago - audubon.org
A study found that plover dads can compensate for heat waves by helping to incubate eggs, a possible strategy for adjusting to climate change.
How Baby Kiwis in Virginia Will Help Preserve An Ancient Maori Tradition
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 9 days ago - audubon.org
At the Smithsonian's world-class breeding center, conservationists are working to preserve a beloved New Zealand bird and culture.
Will Climate Change Leave Tropical Birds Hung Out to Dry?
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Anna
- 15 days ago - phys.org
The future of the red-capped manakin and other tropical birds in Panama looks bleak. A University of Illinois research project spanning more than three decades and simulating another five decades analyzes how changes in rainfall will affect bird
The Ocean Is Warming More Quickly Than We Thought
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, environment, protection )

Anna
- 11 days ago - audubon.org
A new study confirms that the oceans are absorbing heat from climate change at a faster rate, endangering marine wildlife.
Wind Farms Can Be DEADLY for Birds of Prey: Migrating Raptors Are Attracted to Turbines as Potential Landing Spots
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 28 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Researchers, monitoring an area around a wind farm in Denmark said they found that âEUR~all raptor species displayed a significant attraction behaviour towards the wind farm.
Why We Need a Strong EPA
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
The Environmental Protection Agency may be a popular political punching bag, but itâEUR(TM)s crucial to protecting the health of people and birds. HereâEUR(TM)s how.
Arctic-Breeding Shorebird Populations Are Plummeting, With No Single Culprit
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Anna
- 7 days ago - audubon.org
As Arctic shorebird numbers decrease, scientists blame farming, hunting, development, climate changeâEUR"or all of the above?
An Oasis for a Rare Brazilian Songbird
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 7 days ago - abcbirds.org
The land acquisition roughly doubles the size of the existing Araripe Oasis Reserve in northeastern Brazil, and connects it to the much larger Araripe National Forest, potentially protecting new breeding territories for the striking red-and-white bird
Watch: Vice News Tonight Goes on An Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
On a cold and snowy morning in December, Vice braved the elements with a group of Brooklyn birders at Prospect Park.
2017 Brings Hope for Pacific Birds
Offbeat  (tags: environment, habitat, birds, wildlife, protection, conservation )

Anna
- 17 days ago - birdlife.org
A new year always brings new hope âEUR" but 2017 is a big one for conservation in the Pacific. The last big leap forward in 2015 was the restoration of the islands of Acteon and Gambier in French Polynesia. In 2017 we are on the countdown for the next big
MSN Photos: The Most Photos, Slideshows, and Galleries in One Place!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, plants, wildlife, environment, pictures )

Barb
- 29 days ago - msn.com
From leopards to monkeys and more, we have the best animal pictures of 2016.
This Squeaky Baby Otter Meal Time Video Is TOTALLY a Visual Antidepressant.
Offbeat  (tags: otters, meal times, animals, environment, funny, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 25 days ago - gohappiest.com
These 2 adorable otters were rescued from animal traffickers, you will be glad to know they are only planned to stay at the centre for just over 3 months and when they are ready they will be released back into the wild.
 

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