This video from Georgia in the USA says about itself: 2 February 2017 An Osprey was busy adding nesting material to the vacant nest on the Savannah Great Horned Owl Cam for about an hour this morning. Watch the highlights of the bird’s multiple trips. This camera livestream is a partnership between the Cornell Lab […]

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Smithsonian’s National Zoo reports Study Links Declines in Suburban Backyard Birds to Presence of Nonnative Plants Findings Give Landowners a Simple Road Map to Provide Essential Habitat for Breeding Birds Insect-eating birds that depend on the availability of high-calorie, high-protein cuisine — namely caterpillars and spiders — during the breeding season to feed their young […]

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“We’ve already seen Zinke put politics over science in Endangered Species Act decisions, from the Pacific walrus in Alaska to boreal toads in Colorado,” WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act protection to imperiled species like the Pacific walrus. Today’s lawsuit, […]

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By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

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