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—Valborgsm√§ssoafton

Today in Sweden is a day called Valbordsm√§ssoafton. 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

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Posted in Horses

House Sparrow Fledgling

Posted in Birds