Sunday, March 16, 2008

conservation news & activism

If you want to do something that could REALLY help bird populations in the boreal forest, see this link to join a campaign working to eliminate and limit junk mail.

On a related note, this pdf explains the benefits of recycled paper. Far too much virgin forest is cut each year when recycled paper could fill many paper needs. These trees come from parts of the boreal forest where many of our songbird species' populations are concentrated.

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A new mosquito policy may help cut back on pesticide use in the National Wildlife Refuges. See information here.

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Four California Condors were due to be released yesterday in the Vermilion Cliffs Monument in northern AZ. Read more about it here.

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The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has an excellent page detailing the effects of climate change on birds. These same factors influence North American species, so it's a great summarization of key topics. See it here.

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News from the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network is here.

2 comments:

Akinol said...

See here or here

ng2000 said...

Another resource for you: http://www.ng2000.com/fw.php?tp=activism