Not the Puffins! Another 4 bird species facing extinction

November 2, 2015 by  
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According to the newest information, four species of birds have been added to the “red list” of threatened species in the UK. The newest species facing extinction include the Atlantic puffin, European turtle dove, Slavonian grebe, and pochards, doubling the number of endangered birds in the threatened category. Vulnerability to pollution, scarcity of food, and hunting have all contribute to their decline. Read the rest of Not the Puffins! Another 4 bird species facing extinction

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Destructive Impact of Invasive Species Measured In 57 Countries

January 27, 2010 by  
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Yup, even our sweet house cats are a destructive invasive species. Photo via Lincolnlog Invasive alien species have been measured for the first time in a large scale study that included 57 countries across the globe

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Breeding Location Discovered for the World’s Rarest Bird, the Warbler

January 23, 2010 by  
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The large-billed reed Warbler is a bird species that is thought to thrive in significant numbers, but it’s also one that’s very rarely spotted, with it’s last known recorded sighting taking place in 2006. Some researchers have indicated that perhaps the reed Warbler is spotted more often than some realize, because it’s often mistaken for other birds, but nonetheless, it does manage to allude scientists and bird-watchers alike.

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California Butterflies See Big Declines from Eco Double Blow

January 23, 2010 by  
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The Clodius Parnassian butterfly is more common at the top of its elevation range in the California mountains than in the past. Climate change is making things rough for many vertebrate and invertebrate species. But add to this a steady loss of habitat, and many species just can’t adapt successfully to the combined stresses.

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It’s a Done Deal: Tesla, DOE Finalize Loan for $465 Million

January 23, 2010 by  
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Back in June, Tesla Motors announced a $465 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy . That deal is now official…every tax paying American is now an investor in Tesla.

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Birdfeeders Found to Cause Evolution of New Species

December 3, 2009 by  
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A new species of the blackcap bird soon to take flight?

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