Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wildlife Experts Probe Baby Tern Deaths

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Wildlife  biologists say a change in diet caused by either climate change or overfishing  may be to blame for an unusually high number of baby seabird deaths along the  Gulf of Maine. U.S. Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

Posted in Birds

Pictures Uploaded At Birdforum—Part 25

Photo: Ann Novek            

Posted in Landscape and Nature

Migratory Birds Declining

The Hindu2011-11-30:                      The population of endangered migratory bird species is either decreasing or stable, but the central government is working to protect them during their sojourn, says Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan. The number of migratory birds arriving in … Continue reading

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Gisele Named Greenest Celebrity

IMDb2011-11-30:                      Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been named the most eco-friendly celebrity at the annual Green Awards in London. The Brazilian beauty is currently involved in several environmental campaigns and is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ Environment Program, helping … Continue reading

Posted in Eco News

Red Squirrel

Photo: Ann Novek Posted in Red Squirrel

Posted in Red Squirrel

Ringling Bros Must Pay Record Fine

Company Agrees To Pay $270K In Fines; Admits No Wrongdoing John Bodnar/CNN By Leigh Remizowski  CNN Posted: 6:51 pm EST November 29, 2011Updated: 6:36 am EST November 30, 2011 (CNN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slapped the parent … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Abuse and Captivity

Skarvar Kan Vara Nyttiga För Fisket!!!!

Två tredjedelar av storskarvens föda består av mört och tånglake. Den informationen får man i en undersökning, som nyligen har publicerats. Tre forskare (Aleksi Lehikoinen, Outi Heikinheimo, Antti Lappalainen) har undersökt storskarvarnas föda i skärgården utanför Hangö och Raseborg och … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Fishing

Congos Forests Depend On Durban

The Guardian2011-11-30:                      An international effort is required to protect forests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from logging and mining A log park in Madjoko, Bandundu, in the DRC. The country‘s forests are under threat from logging and mining, … Continue reading

Posted in Forest and Trees

Turtle Embryos Talk Egg To Egg

Sydney Morning Herald2011-11-30:                      How do baby turtles know to hatch at roughly the same time? They communicate with each other while still inside their eggs. A research team based at the University of Western Sydney has found more advanced turtles … Continue reading

Posted in Turtles, Wildlife

Photos Uploaded At Birdforum—Part 24

Photo: Ann Novek

Posted in Landscape and Nature