Wednesday, December 22, 2010

news from here and there

See the latest BirdLife International news here.

Here's some recent bat conservation news.

A number of biodiversity conservation sites, with recent initiatives and other news - some of which may be new to you - are linked here, here, and here.

An array of native plant societies throughout the U.S. and elsewhere are carrying on plant biodiversity conservation; see links to their sites and what they're up to, here.

Friday, December 17, 2010

tracking the fall migration of scaup

Go to this site to see satellite telemetry mapping of the fall migration of scaup - done by Bird Studies Canada and some collaborators.

Monday, December 13, 2010

latest news from BirdLife International

The recent climate talks in Cancun produced a number of results - read about them from the perspective of BirdLife International at this link.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

progress in Cancun?

If you are a "glass-half-full" sort of person, your perspective may be that progress is being made at the climate talks in Cancun. See the BirdLife news page here. Reporters from other environmental groups take a somewhat dimmer view, however: FOE declares the results to be a mixed bag - see this link.

Friday, December 10, 2010

news from the American Bird Conservancy and BirdLife International

The latest bird news from the American Bird Conservancy is linked here.

Other news, from BirdLife International, can be found here.

birds & climate change

Read a brief summary of information on birds & climate change at this link from Audubon.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

learn more about the conservation of bats

Navigate your way to the website of Bat Conservation International to learn about current threats to bat populations, and how this organization is doing something about these issues.