Monthly Archives: May 2013

Thrilling Clouds

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Can wild animals really “sense” the fear in other animals?

Originally posted on Anomie:
Answer by Rory Young: Absolutely There are many external physical signs of fear. These may or may not be detectable depending on the species manifesting them and the species observing. The eyes are the strongest indicator…

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WED 2013: Europe dumps fish dumping

Originally posted on Organikos:
On June 5, we’ll celebrate World Environment Day. This year UNEP focuses on the theme Food waste/Food Loss. At Raxa Collective we’ll be carrying out actions and sharing experience and ideas. Come and join us with…

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Bird of the Day: Black-headed Munias (Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu)

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Donated Today 2000 Euro For The Protection Of Swedish Birds

Donated today, 2000 Euro, to Birdlife International’s Swedish branch , SOF( Swedish Society For Ornithology). Half of the Money will go to farmers that rest their fields for Larks. 2 out of 3 Larks have disappeared from Sweden since the … Continue reading

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Little Tortoiseshell / Nässelfjäril Displaying Well

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Friday Cat-erpillar Blogging:

Originally posted on Living With Insects Blog:
Caterpillars of the Monarch Butterfly feed on plants in the milkweed family that contain toxins called cardenolides. The caterpillars sequester the toxins from the plant. The toxins are stored in the tissues and…

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Today’s Bird: Moorhen / Rörhöna

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Sweden , One Of The Countries In EU , With The Least Environmental Protection; According To WWF :((((

Sverige är bland de sämsta länderna i Europa på att skydda natur. Bland 27 EU-länder ligger vi i själva verket på plats 19 när det gäller hur stor landareal vi procentuellt sett har skyddat* och på plats 18 för statens … Continue reading

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It’s OK In Sweden To Hunt Swallows And Tits According To The EPA :(((((

Naturvårdsverket avvisar Halmstads Ornitologiska Förenings överklagande av att länsstyrelsen gett Anticimex tillstånd till skyddsjakt på talgoxe, blåmes, ladusvala och hussvala. Man gör det på rent formella grunder. De fyra arterna är inte tillräckligt hotade för att länsstyrelsens beslut ska ha … Continue reading

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