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Scientists Highlight the Critical Role of Birds in Forest Regeneration
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 327 days ago - theecologist.org
The loss of birds could significantly impact efforts to combat deforestation, according to research from scientists looking at species across the Brazilian Amazon.
Bad News, People: 2016 Was Officially the Warmest Year on Record
Offbeat  (tags: environment, temperature, protection )

Anna
- 328 days ago - audubon.org
For the third year in a row, Earth has set a new record for its highest average temperature since 1880. And the evidence is everywhere.
10 Major Audubon Conservation Wins From 2016
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection )

Anna
- 350 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
- 339 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
- 349 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
An Afghan Bird Refuge Comes Back to Life After Decades of Neglect
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, environment, wildlife )

Anna
- 170 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Just south of the Afghan capital, on a busy road lined with car repair shops, goat corrals and garbage pits, a narrow lane opens unexpectedly onto a small natural wonder âEUR" a picturesque, nearly hidden marsh that is known only to a few Afghans
Tropical Forests Need Birds in Order to Recover From Deforestation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, environment, protection )

Anna
- 320 days ago - www3.imperial.ac.uk
Research in the Amazon suggests that loss of birds through deforestation prevents the recovery of rainforests, due to birds' roles in the ecosystem.
Where Have All the Birds Gone?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 261 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
A red flag was raised by environmentalists due to the sudden disappearance of the house sparrows. These birds are sensitive to environmental hazards.
How Baby Kiwis in Virginia Will Help Preserve An Ancient Maori Tradition
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 337 days ago - audubon.org
At the Smithsonian's world-class breeding center, conservationists are working to preserve a beloved New Zealand bird and culture.
By Pitching In Around the Nest, Plover Dads Adapt to Warmer Temperatures
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, environment )

Anna
- 354 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.
Good News for Big Cats: Snow Leopards Get a New Home!
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Barb
- 328 days ago - catster.com
The Mongolian government declares a mountain region a reserve for the rare cats.
UN Looks to Protect Birds From Green Energy Threats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, environment, wildlife )

Anna
- 206 days ago - bbc.com
The global boom in renewable energy is posing new threats to birds say experts.
Forest Islands Offer Refuge to Wintering Birds
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Anna
- 306 days ago - phys.org
The polar vortex of 2013 and 2014 brought the coldest winter many parts of In a recent study in the journal Ecography, Latimer and his co-author and advisor, UWâEUR"Madison forest and wildlife ecology Professor Ben Zuckerberg, show that these forest refuges
Rare Birds Return to Nandur Bird Sanctuary After Four Yrs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 324 days ago - dnaindia.com
A guide at Nandur Madhmeshwar bird sanctuary in Nashik and a birdlover, Amol Darade is quite happy this year as the rare African White Stork has returned after 3-4 years.
Act Now to Save Wildlife: 5 Actions That Make a Difference
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, actions )

Cher
- 9 days ago - worldbank.org
Humanity is facing a wildlife crisis. Animals around the world are threatened by habitat destruction, and a rising demand for wildlife products has led to massive poaching and trafficking.
 

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