On the Farthest Shores

Each May, millions of shorebirds and waterfowl migrate from every continent and every ocean to breed on the immense wetlands of Arctic Alaska’s coastal plain. These winged visitors include buff-breasted sandpipers from South America, bar-tailed godwits from New Zealand, Arctic terns from Antarctica, and dunlin from Asia. But expanding oil concessions and climate change are […]

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Operation Turtle Dove

Conservationists are embarking on an urgent mission to save one of the UK’s most threatened birds from extinction. Operation Turtle Dove (www.operationturtledove.org) launched today (Thursday May 10) by the RSPB, leading sustainable farming specialists Conservation Grade and Pensthorpe Conservation Trust in Norfolk, is a three-year project to reverse the decline of one of England’s best-loved […]

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