Tag: migration

Operation Osprey Banding

Written by | August 12th, 2013

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Don your hip waders and join our New Jersey staff as they navigate thick marsh and even thicker swarms of flies into raptor territory for an incredible osprey banding experience.

To Catch a Willet

Written by | August 8th, 2012

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New technology is transforming the study of migratory birds. The challenge? Scientists need to tag birds, then re-catch them in order to retrieve the data.

Secrets of Willet Migration Revealed

Written by | August 7th, 2012

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A 3-year research project has discovered where eastern willets spend the winter–and how those wintering grounds might harbor threats to their survival.

The Answer in a Fish’s Ear

Written by | July 24th, 2012

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Northern pike don’t talk, but their ears can tell scientists crucial information on where this fish spawns.

Can a Monkey Move From Climate Change?

Written by | July 13th, 2012

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Roughly 9% of mammals will not be able to keep pace with a changing climate, according to a recent study. Find out why, and how the research might help improve conservation planning.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, January 12

Written by | January 12th, 2012

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Green your morning with today’s top cool green news stories.

  1. Looking to relocate? A new island pops up in the Red Sea. (Huffington Post Green)
  2. Wyoming gets bragging rights: plans begin for North America’s largest wind farm. (TreeHugger)
  3. Say goodbye to packaged foods. (Grist)
  4. Meet the world’s smallest invertebrate — you may need your glasses! (Discovery News)
  5. The FAA makes an exception: aircraft leads whooping cranes on their migration. (Washington Post)

Fall Birding: Rise to the Challenge!

Written by | September 22nd, 2011

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Hurry, it’s time to get outside for fall bird migrations! Get tips on knowing when and where to go, plus find out why birds are quieter and less colorful during their autumn migration.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 4

Written by | May 4th, 2010

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Heard any good news lately? In addition to the latest on the Gulf oil spill, which is still very bad news, we’re bringing you some positive stories on a growing green economy (weeee!) and new developments in recycling (yay!):

  1. A bummer for non-coastal U. S. songbirds: the side effects of the oil spill might mess up their migrations. (Mongabay)
  2. A new study claims that the U.S. could completely get rid of coal emissions in 20 years, using only current technologies and/or stuff that will be ready to go within a decade. (EcoGeek)
  3. Will the oil spill spur changes in public opinion– and policy– toward climate and clean energy? (CleanTechnica)
  4. A new report shows that the green economy is growing, but slowly. (Green)
  5. Pepsi rolls out a sort-of reverse vending machine that recycles cans and bottles and gives out prizes. (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, June 5

Written by | June 5th, 2009

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350 versus 450? If you don’t know what that question means, you soon will — it’s going to be a huge point of discussion this December at international climate change talks. On the other hand, you could just watch the video from 350.org above and then read this morning’s Cool Greeness, thereby equipping you to […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Feb. 23

Written by | February 23rd, 2009

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Could climate change be causing more refugees? Is the green consumerism boom a fraud? And is ethanol a sin? Read on: We winnow and sift the best in green online for you every morning… Hot Moves: Are fears of the effects of climate change driving increased migration worldwide? You bet, says a Washington Post article. […]

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