Wednesday, February 27, 2008

conservation news 2-27

See the latest video from the American Bird Conservancy here, with information on the Grenada Dove, and the proposed removal of carbofuran from the market.


News about the recently-formed Shorebird Research Group of the Americas can be found at their website. World-wide declines in many shorebird species have prompted a global approach to shorebird conservation.


Recent decisions to open the Chukchi Sea to oil drilling could threaten many seabirds, in addition to polar bears. Learn more at the BirdLife International webpage devoted to this issue.

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