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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February 29: First Real Spring Day In Stockholm!

The Sun is shining brightly and warming! Fantastic 14 C in the Sun. First Spring flowers popped up, the Winter Aconite! Saw a couple of them. Had a few errands to run and when driving home ,Photo: Ann Novek saw the … Continue reading

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Short Morning’s Update From Garden: February 29 ( The Roe Deer Buck)

It’s quite warm now but still all animals are here, but not  so  much frequently. They have other plans during Springtime. The Hares have already got their first bunnies. Please, don’t pick up the small ones! They are alone all day, … Continue reading

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Rhino Census To Be Held In Assam From March 15

Zeenews2012-02-28:                      Guwahati: A census of Assam‘s world famous one-horned rhinos will be undertaken from March 15, a forest department official said Tuesday. The 2009 census had put the number at almost 2,200. While the census operation will begin at … Continue reading

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