Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Wetland Birding Place—Summer ( Hopefully We Are Soon There): Part I

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Marsh Harrier In Flight / Brun Kärrhök

Photo: Ann Novek

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Shell And Environmental Group Team Up To Save Bird Island

North Jersey2012-02-29:                      ARANSAS PASS, Texas — An eroding Texas island where more than 20,000 birds nest in scraggly trees and on a narrow patch of sand will be built back up thanks to a partnership between the Nature Conservancy … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Plans To Kill The Competitor To The Spotted Owl

The Examiner2012-02-29:                      NC native owl expected expected to sleep with the fishes…   On the heels of the news that despite the hoopla and self-aggrandizement, PETA actually kills over 95% of the animals in its care, the AP, via the … Continue reading

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Pacific Sea Otters Fail To Thrive

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette2012-02-29: MONTEREY, Calif. — On a fog-shrouded morning in Monterey Bay, wildlife researchers are out to capture a southern sea otter named Blanca — part of a three-year project to learn why her species, hunted to near extinction a … Continue reading

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South African Wildlife Officials Involved In Rhino Poaching

m&c2012-02-29:                      Johannesburg – Four employees of the South African National Parks (SANParks) authority have been arrested in connection with rhino poaching, officials said on Wednesday. One of the employees is a field…                  more »   Photo: GFDL

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Quote Of Today

“Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by What is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him? ~Pierre Troubetzkoy”   ( From Cruelty Free Eating)Photo: Ann Novek

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