Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Little Tour in Uppland ( Riala Forest)

Posted in Landscape and Nature

Spring Feelings 4

Posted in Landscape and Nature

Hopes Are Slender For the Loris

Slender lorises, once aplenty in the Western Ghats, may soon become a rare sight. The reason: Bamboo groves, the natural habitat of the slim, small mammals, are drying up and dying, forcing the shy animals to find a new haven. … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Conservation

3rd Biggest Dam to Be Built in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil-based iron ore producer Vale says it plans to invest $1.4 billion in a massive hydroelectric project in the Amazon rain forest. The world’s largest iron ore producer said in a statement issued late Thursday … Continue reading

Posted in Energy and Tar Sands

April 30—Valborgsmässoafton

Today in Sweden is a day called Valbordsmässoafton. Bonfires are lit and the spring arrival is celebrated. Otherwise had a good birders day today, with Goldfinches in the garden, and Sea Eagle and Crane encounters in the wood. Saw as … Continue reading

Posted in Diary

Horse Racings Dirty Secret

Read more here:http://www.examiner.com/animal-rights-in-albany/horseracing-s-dirty-secret-1

Posted in Horses

House Sparrow Fledgling

Posted in Birds

Save the Frog Day Worldwide

Save The Frogs Day Events Taking Place Worldwide Today, April 29th, is largest day of amphibian education in the planet’s history Santa Cruz, CA, April 28, 2011 – Frog lovers and environmentalists of all ages are gearing up for the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Wildlife

Nature Disappears in Israel

Safed Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu yesterday boasted that his edict calling for people not to rent apartments to non-Jews was working, while a minster praised his efforts to maintain the Jewish nature of Israel. “The Jewish law is clear,” Eliyahu said … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Conservation

Uppland Landscape —Part II

Posted in Birds, Landscape and Nature