NYC’s Empire State Building is Going Dark this Fall to Save Migratory Birds

August 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , CC The Lights Out NY Campaign Just in New York City, about 90,000 migratory birds die each year by colliding with buildings. The Lights Out campaign, which started in Chicago and is organized by the Audubon society , aims to save migratory birds by dimming the lights of skyscrapers during the peak migratory season each Fall.

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Stunning Underwater Plants on the Ocean Floor (Slideshow)

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The ocean is full of uncharted territory — and of breathtaking natural wonders that look like they’d be more at home on Pandora than in the blue depths just off the beach where you spent your summer vacation. These stunning underwater plants offer an ethereal beauty hard to reproduce on land

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Extinct Toads to Return Home

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Image credit: Tim Herman/ IUCN The Kinhansi spray toad was first discovered in 1996 when it’s tiny five-acre habitat in Tanzania was surveyed for inclusion in massive hydro-electric dam project.

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