euractiv.com By Claire Stam | EURACTIV.com Sep 5, 2018 In its quarterly report released on today, German agrochemical giant Bayer, that now owns its American counterpart, said that the number of Monsanto-related ligitations in the US has reached 8700. [EPA] Comments Print

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How to Tell a Raven From a Crow!

Audubon has an article that tells How to Tell a Raven From a Crow These two species, Common Ravens and American Crows, overlap widely throughout North America, and they look quite similar. But with a bit of practice, you can tell them apart. See article at How to Tell a Raven From a Crow | […]

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The American Crow…

The American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) might not look like much compared to its more menacing cousin of “Nevermore!” fame, the Common raven (Corvus corax), but behind those beady eyes lies a keen intelligence, a playful nature, and a particular knack for problem-solving. It is the largest crow species in North America and is highly adaptable, capable […]

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NEW BIRD SPECIES?

Birds often choose their mates based on song, making it a key factor in separating species. However, analyzing spectrograms can only tell us so much—the characteristics that birds hone in on when identifying potential mates may not be the same ones scientists notice in audio recordings. A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances uses […]

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Contaminated Water Kills Thousands Snow Geese — Natural History Wanderings

Birdwatch Magazine reports Contaminated water kills thousands of Snow Gees in Montana Several thousand Snow Geese have died a harrowing death after a blizzard forced large flocks to land on the acidic, metal-laden waters of an old open cast mine in Montana on the night of 28 November. Read full story at Contaminated water kills thousands of […]

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The toxic smog’s next trick: making the Taj Mahal disappear — Quartz

Over the past few days, tourists visiting the magnificent Taj Mahal have barely been able to view it. The deadly smog that has made normal breathing impossible in large parts of northern India, particularly in Delhi, has rendered the iconic monument almost invisible. The city of Agra, where the Taj is located, is a little…

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