Birds need open space
- The Falcon and the Firebrand. Cherrington, Mark // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;May/Jun99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p39
Features a bird habitat in the form of an abandoned garbage dump on the edge of Eilat, Israel. Information on the birds that migrate in Eilat; Threats of land development; Efforts of Israeli scientist Reuven Yosef in conserving the habitat; Purpose of land for Israelis.
- WHAT YOU CAN DO. // Audubon;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p69
Encourages readers to buy certified shade-grown coffees which help protect vital bird habitat. Labels of coffee that should be patronized; Information on several Web sites to learn about how coffee can help migratory birds.
- The animals. Obee, Bruce // Beautiful British Columbia;Summer99, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p22
Looks into British Columbia's diverse animals and the continuous destruction of their habitats. Diversity of habitats that sustain wildlife in the province; Conversion of wildlife areas to become towns, highways, farms and hydro reservoirs; Need for British Columbia to give priority to...
- Greenzine. // Ranger Rick;Feb2000, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p26
Reports on the involvement of human beings in the preservation of animal habitats. INSET: She's a Winner!.
- WHAT YOU CAN DO. // Audubon;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p59
The article discusses several ways to help in the conservation of common bird species. Among the best ways to contribute in the conservation and protection of birds is to preserve farmlands, particularly through the Conservation Reserve Program of the federal farm bill. Another is to save the...
- Habitat associations of wintering granivorous birds on the Canary Islands. Garcia-del-Rey, Eduardo; Whittingham, Mark J. // Ornis Fennica;2012, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p130
The article presents a study which reports the association of conserved habitats to wintering farmland birds during two consecutive winters on the Canary Islands. It indicates that the increasing bare soil area is associated with the frequent citings and higher occurrences of the granivorous...
- Take Action: Developments Threaten Wood Stork, Everglades. // EnviroAction Newsletter;Oct2006, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p1
The article presents information on an environmental protection campaign launched through an email to obstruct the construction of buildings near Western Everglades in Florida. The campaign aims to highlight the ecological disturbances, which will be caused by the construction projects. The...
- Flagship bird species habitat management supports the presence of ground-nesting aculeate hymenopterans. Heneberg, Petr // Journal of Insect Conservation;Dec2012, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p899
Burrowing birds, such as sand martins ( Riparia riparia), are tightly bound to resource patches narrowly defined by soil penetrability, clay content, low incidence of parasites, and sufficient amount of aerial prey. Such habitat patches are limited both in number and quality, and their...
- Conserving Bird Communities in the Sagebrush Sea. Knick, Steven T.; Jacobs, Ruth W. // Endangered Species Bulletin;2008 Highlights, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p44
The article discusses some tips on how to be successful in conserving birds communities and sagebrush habitats in North America. The sagebrush ecosystem occupies about 120 million acres but in the past years, reports began to surface about the loss of sagebrush habitats and the affected...