Showing posts from June 20, 2013

One in Eight Bird Species Threatened With Extinction

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.