Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Melbourn's water supply at risk due to "collapse" of forests caused by logging.


The Guardian

Logging in Australia. Photo by Peter Campbell
Tree-felling helped trigger ‘hidden collapse’ of mountain ash forests, ecologists say. More here.

Even familiar birds at risk of extinction, new study finds


BirdLife

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A White-crowned sparrow. Photo by Wolfgang Wander
The 2018 State of the World’s Birds report, which provides a comprehensive look at the health of bird populations globally, has found that the extinction crisis has spread so far that even some well-known species are now in danger. More here.