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Stand Up for Federal Bird Conservation Funding!
Environment  (tags: wildlife, birds, avians, habitat, ecology, federal budget, petitions )

- 424 days ago -
The proposed federal budget would gut major programs for birds and their habitats, especially on public lands that belong to the American people. It also mandates rollbacks of cornerstone environmental laws such as the Endangered Species Act.
Stop Anti-Conservation Attacks in Congress ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, wildlife, protection, birds, wetlands, conservation )

- 438 days ago -
Dozens of anti-environmental provisions, or riders, put birds and the places they need at risk, including one of America's last, primeval rainforests; the sagebrush ecosystem of the West; and hundreds of thousands of acres of rich waterfowl habitat
Protect North America's Bird Nursery ! Protect the Boreal Forest ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, protection, Canada, birds, wildlife, habitat )

- 449 days ago -
Join our campaign to protect at least half of North AmericaâEUR(TM)s boreal forest, the critical breeding grounds for billions of birds!
Protect Endangered Species From Toxic Pesticides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pesticides, birds, wildlife, endangered )

- 462 days ago -
On Capitol Hill, pesticide industry lobbyists are promoting draft legislation that would dismantle endangered species protections for birds and other wildlife. A leaked pesticide-makersâEUR(TM) draft bill would let the Environmental Protection Agency
Hawaiian Honeycreeper Birds at Risk of Extinction From Avian Malaria
Environment  (tags: endangered, climate-change, birds, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

- 901 days ago -
Usually protected by the cooler temperatures found at higher altitudes, the birds are now victims of malaria-carrying mosquitoes that have crept upward as temperatures rise.
Support Bird-Friendly Building Legislation PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, birds, buildings )

- 910 days ago -
Please urge your U.S. Representative to cosponsor and support the Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act, a bipartisan, no-cost common-sense solution to help birds avoid collisions with buildings.
Boreal Birds Need Half PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, birds, forests, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 917 days ago -
Help us protect at least half of North AmericaâEUR(TM)s boreal forest, the critical breeding grounds for billions of birds.
It's Time to Ban Atrazine Now
Environment  (tags: EPA, pesticide, atrazine, deadly, poison, frogs, birds, mammals, Humans, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, water, pollution )

- 1041 days ago -
The countrys second-most commonly used pesticide, atrazine, is likely harming most species of mammals, birds, amphibians & reptiles, especially in the Midwest where its use is highest. Tell the EPA - We must ban atrazine now.
Bird of the Week: Antillean Mango
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 1204 days ago -
When it comes to birds, "mango" refers to hummingbirds in the genus Anthracothorax. All seven mango species are large as hummingbirds go, with long, slightly downcurved bills and rounded tails. The Antillean Mango is found only in the West Indies...
Bird of the Week: Williamson's Sapsucker
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 1225 days ago -
Male and female Williamson's Sapsuckers look so different that when John Cassin, an American ornithologist, first described them in 1852, he classified them as separate species. It's an understandable mistake.
Bird of the Week: Ruby-Topaz Hummingbird
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

- 1240 days ago -
When it's sitting in the shade, the male Ruby-topaz Hummingbird appears to be a nondescript blackish-brown color, but a bit of sunlight transforms it into a sparkling jewel of crimson, chestnut, and gold.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Birds From Climate Change By Reducing Harmful Methane Pollution
Environment  (tags: birds, methane pollution, climate-change, environment, endangered, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, wildlife )

- 1275 days ago -
According to AudubonâEUR(TM)s Climate Report, nearly half of all birds in North America are threatened by climate change. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is 25 times more dangerous than carbon dioxide for our climate
Illegal Logging Decimating Birds in Ghana:
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, birds, illegal logging, world, protection, wildlife )

- 1306 days ago -
Researchers found understory bird abundance fell by more than half in just 15 years while illegal and legal logging increased by 600 percent.
Delay Expansion Of The Delaware Bay Shellfish Farming Industry To Protect Area Shorebirds PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, birds )

- 1326 days ago -
We are not asking for a ban on oyster farms but a delay of the expansion that is necessary to figure out how to balance the impact of these farms with pollutants and the existence of shorebirds. These birds are increasingly threatened.
Whirlpool Windmill Produces Power Without Blades
Environment  (tags: birds, wind power, energy, Sustainabililty, environment )

- 1437 days ago -
New design for wind power safer for birds

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