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Indigenous Guardians get $6.4 million to monitor traditional territories By Jimmy Thomson – The Narwhal – July 19, 2019 The federal government has boosted its investment in Indigenous-led conservation projects across the country, announcing it will commit $6.4 million into … Continue reading

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Loons Are Getting Squeezed by Wind Farms By Jerry Howard –  Hakai Magazine –  January 14, 2019 Wind turbines don’t just wallop birds that collide with their spinning blades, they also shift where birds choose to fly and land. A … Continue reading

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How the Blob Killed Thousands of Tiny Seabirds By Dustin Patar – Hakai Magazine – May 16, 2018 For Cassin’s auklets, robin-sized seabirds of the northeast Pacific, the winter of 2014 was a disaster. Over the course of a few … Continue reading

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 Birds’ beauty extends far beyond themselves to enhance the whole world By Kathy Reshetiloff – Bay Journal – May 11, 2018 Except for perhaps insects, birds are usually the first wild animals we encounter in our lives. Before ever going … Continue reading

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7 Citizen Science Projects for Bird Lovers By Lisa Feldkamp – Cool Green Science – March 30, 2016 Looking to go birding and help conservation? See the picks for some of the best bird-related citizen science projects. For full blog … Continue reading

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Time for personal and agency action to save birds: Drought is hammering migratory species and wetlands Chinook Observer Editorial – July 21, 2015 National Geographic, authoritative observer of the world’s wonders, on July 16 published a sad online story detailing … Continue reading

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Shot and gassed: Thousands of protected birds killed annually By Rachael Bale and Tom Knudson – Reveal News – May 13, 2015 Every spring, bird-watchers from across America gather in Nebraska for one of the continent’s great avian spectacles – … Continue reading

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“Birds are the most popular group in the animal kingdom. We feed them and tame them and think we know them. And yet they inhabit a world which is really rather mysterious.” —David Attenborough As the holidays approach thousands of … Continue reading

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