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American Bird Conservancy

How Birding Can Help Conservation Efforts

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

This year, the Cornell's bird lab's centennial year, they're inviting everyone around the globe who loves birds to be a part of the Global Big Day team. Their goal is to raise $500,000 for conservation and, with help from birds everywhere, collectively tally 4,000 of the world's 10,300 bird species in a single day. This is the real deal for conservation and birding.

To Save the Birds, Hold Humans Accountable -- Not Cats

Becky Robinson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Becky Robinson

We can't settle for the easy option -- especially when it's wrong.

The Farallon Islands Mouse Eradication Project: The 'Con' in Conservation

Maggie Sergio | Posted 03.09.2014 | Green
Maggie Sergio

If this 1.3 metric ton poison drop is allowed to move forward, thousands of wild animals will be inhumanely poisoned, and in turn, those killed become a poisoned food source for other animals.

Wind Energy Threat to Birds Is Overblown

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

There's no getting around the fact that we have to wean the world off fossil fuels as soon as possible, and one of the answers, my friend, is blowing in the wind.

Birds and Their Habitats Studied for BP Spill Effects

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service counted 6,147 dead and 3,046 injured birds in the Gulf in the 12 months after the spill began. Actual losses are larger than the data indicate. Years after the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill, estimates of related seabird deaths and injuries ballooned to 250,000.

Bonnie Christian

World Rabies Day: Feral Cat Colonies Targeted | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

As public health officials raise awareness about rabies on World Rabies Day this Wednesday, a hot debate has emerged in public health and environmenta...

Wind Industry Warns Congress: Tens Of Thousands Of Jobs At Stake

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The wind industry urged Congress on Tuesday to extend a cash grant program for production of renewable energy, claiming tens of tho...