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6/12/2014
In the winter of 2013--14, hundreds of milk-white birds with luminous yellow eyes and wingspans of up to 5 feet descended on beaches, farmers' fields, city parks and airport runways throughout southern Canada and the United ...   
20/7/2014
In a new oil field among the rolling hills near here, Chesapeake Energy limits truck traffic to avoid disturbing the breeding and nesting of a finicky bird called the greater sage grouse. To the west, on a gas field near Yellowstone National ...   
17/12/2013
Snowy owls — large, fluffy, white birds typically found in the Arctic and rarely seen south of the Great Lakes — have swooped down upon the eastern United States in greater numbers than at any time in at least 50 years, one bird expert says. The ...   
27/6/2012
A huge proportion of Canada`s bird species are in serious decline, threatened by disappearing habitat and climate change, the first comprehensive report on the health of the country`s avian populations has found. Overall, there`s been a ...   
28/1/2012
Bird enthusiasts are reporting rising numbers of snowy owls from the Arctic winging into the lower 48 states this winter in a mass southern migration that a leading owl researcher called "unbelievable." Thousands of the snow-white birds, ...   
29/9/2011
The Obama administration is taking steps to extend new federal protections to a list of imperiled animals and plants that reads like a manifest for Noah's Ark -- from the melodic golden-winged warbler and slow-moving gopher tortoise, to the slimy ...   
6/9/2011
In the days of yore, farmers forecast the weather by looking at the behaviour of birds. "When sparrows bathe in the dust, it rains,' they would say. But as climate change alters weather patterns in northeast India, it is ...   
25/6/2011
As thousands of acres of Mexican spotted owl habitat smolder in the wake of a major wildfire on the Arizona-New Mexico border, the nocturnal bird gets a brand new recovery plan tomorrow that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say could ...   
6/1/2010
Sightings were sparse for the 51 bird watchers who braved the frigid early morning temperatures at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Dec. 19 for the count. Hoping to catch a glimpse of a white-breasted nuthatch or a barn owl, volunteers ...   
13/6/2009
YOUNG: It's Living on Earth, I'm Jeff Young. CURWOOD: And I'm Steve Curwood. We continue now with another in our ongoing series of stories about connections between changing forests and the disruption of the earth's climate. The ...   
1/6/2009
Anchored among clumps of sage and purplish lupine, the guy wires of a solitary weather tower thrum with wind heading in a hurry toward Idaho and Nevada."They say that in the summer it shouts, but in the winter it screams," Elon Hasson ...   
20/4/2009
The fires which swept across 400,000 hectares of bush in the south-eastern Australian state of Victoria in February left 173 people dead and ruined more than two thousand homes. But while they razed businesses, schools and kindergartens to the ...   
19/3/2009
Nearly one-third of the more than 800 bird species in the United States are endangered, threatened or in decline due to climate change, habitat loss, and invasive species, finds the first comprehensive report ever produced on U.S. bird ...   
14/2/2009
Les Gibson takes me out to teach me how to hunt, which is what he calls fishing. Despite the fact that every public beach in Queensland, Australia, has been periodically closed this season due to blooms of box jellyfish, and despite the fearsome ...   
4/9/2008
Leaving British Columbia's old-growth forests standing may make more economic sense than cutting them down for timber, especially as the province looks to strategies to cut global warming, a new B.C. study suggests. The report from Simon ...   
15/1/2008
The RSPB today called for urgent action to cut greenhouse gas emissions to avoid a 'calamitous' impact on birds. A new report published today by the conservation charity shows that if climate change is not slowed down, the ...   
15/1/2008
Familiar British bird species will be driven hundreds of miles further north by the end of the century because of the "potentially disastrous" impact of global warming, according to a new book. If man-made climate ...   
29/11/2007
An Alaska seabird that nests and feeds where glaciers meet the sea is threatened with extinction by global warming, warned the National Audubon Society as it released its 2007 watch list of endangered birds. The breeding and ...   
8/10/2007
Pierre Tautu doesn't know whether it's global warming or something else, but over the summer he noticed strange things happening around his Nunavut home in Chesterfield Inlet, at the top of Hudson Bay. "We still have ice ...   
6/10/2007
Pierre Tautu doesn't know whether it's global warming or something else, but over the summer he noticed strange things happening around his Nunavut home in Chesterfield Inlet, at the top of Hudson Bay. “We still have ice ...   
19/7/2004
Fires Force Evacuations Across the West, Environment News Service
LOS ANGELES, California, July 19, 2004 (ENS) - Shifting winds forced the re-evacuation of residents from the Placerita Canyon, Chaparral, Fair Oaks and Upper Sand Canyon areas just north of Los Angeles as fire crews scrambled to contain ...   
25/6/2004
PINEDALE, WYO. – In a vast panorama of scruffy land near the scenic gateway to the Wind River mountains, two natural treasures exist. One has collected in pools beneath the surface; the other forages among the sagebrush from which it ...   
28/3/2004
LAKE ARROWHEAD – Even before last fall's devastating fires, federal officials, environmentalists and fire researchers broadly agreed the fire danger in Southern California's national forests wouldn't be so high if there weren't so many ...   
3/10/2003
"They're using the fire threat just as they used the claims of weapons of mass destruction to push the whole political spectrum to the right." Kieran Suckling Center for Biological Diversity A Tucson environmental ...   
3/6/2003
For a bird, the bleak midwinter wouldn't seem an ideal time to go about the precarious business of starting a family. But recent winters haven't been particularly bleak in Britain, and last Christmas scores of fluffy owlets grew fat on ...   

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