Tag: bird habitat

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 4

Written by | May 4th, 2011

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Birds and lady lizards and urban sprawl, oh my!

  1. According to the latest State of the Birds report, public preserves provide habitat for at least half of the American populations of 300 bird species. (Green)
  2. Idaho has more wind power than it knows what to do with. (CleanTechnica)
  3. Sprawl can be worse than the buildings themselves, energy-usage-wise. (EcoGeek)
  4. A drop in green cleaning product purchases is hurting one big brand. (GreenBiz)
  5. Researchers have bred an all-female species of lizard. (Wired)

All Hail the Unendangered Wild Turkey: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Written by | November 23rd, 2009

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Imagine sitting down to a Thanksgiving dinner in a world without wild turkeys. It’s hard to conceive—if you live in the United States, chances are you’re just a short distance away from a large population of these birds. They roam forests, wood lots, farm fields and prairies from Maine to Florida, from New Jersey to […]

Canaries in the Climate Change Coal Mine?

Written by | February 23rd, 2009

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My colleagues at National Audubon have just released a detailed analysis of the response of birds in North America to climate change — you can read the full report here.  A lot of my past research has been in the field of biogeography and changes in avian distribution, so I find this work very exciting […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 11

Written by | February 11th, 2009

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What an amazing photo of an Australian firefighter offering an injured koala bear a drink on Monday after fighting wildfires in Australia. But are those fires being made worse by climate change? Read all the latest in online green below: We’re All Arsonists: Is climate change the cause of Australia’s horrific wildfires? Tim Flannery of […]

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