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One in Eight Bird Species Threatened With Extinction

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CBC News Canada's birds in better shape than most, study says, but situation still dire.  Details here. Birds like these rose-breasted grosbeak have declined by 10%  since1970 in part due to the loss of mature forests through logging & invasive species like the pine beetle.  (Source: Birdlife International) Barn swallows nest under a  bridge in Manitoba. PLT photos. Related:  Changing climate poses severe risks to birds, Utah waterfowl

India Now Has its Own "Monsanto Protection Act!"

Tonu - Tony Mitra Bt. Cotton enters India through the backdoor.  Details here.