The LA Times reports Usually it’s humans who are responsible for polluting natural ecosystems. But on Anacapa and Santa Barbara islands, gulls appear to be the ones spoiling the wild habitat with processed food and puked-up trash. Read full story at Seagulls’ love of In-N-Out may be changing the Channel Islands – Los Angeles Times

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The BBC reports Doubts are growing about the future protection of the UK’s environment following Brexit. The Financial Times reported that an official paper shared by ministers proposed to deviate from green standards set by the European Union. It said the UK was open to significant divergence – even though the Prime Minister has previously promised […]

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Press Release from American Bird Conservancy DOI and USDA Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Land 2013 State of the Birds Report on Private Lands (Washington, D.C., July 3, 2013) – U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the release of the […]

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