Opting not to hunt for votes one day after Christmas, a gun-toting Rick Santorum went on a different kind of hunt on Monday. The black pheasants, quail and chukars set in his sights didn’t have a chance. “I had four clean kills and then I had some group kills,” the Republican presidential candidate boasted after […]
The Haribon Foundation (BirdLife in the Philippines), with the support of the Disney’s Friends for Change has produced a 6-minute video aimed at children on deforestation and its impacts, and what Haribon is doing to tackle the problem and restore degraded forests as part of BirdLife’s Forests of Hope programme. For several years, Haribon has […]
The illegal felling of mature trees on La Digue island, the stronghold of the Critically Endangered Seychelles Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone corvina has been exposed by the local media. In a front page article, the newspaper Le Seychelles Hebdorevealed the shocking story. The damage includes the felling and cropping of several native tree species used by the bird. […]
Atlantic Puffins returned to nest at Eastern Egg Rock in Maine after decades of absence, thanks to the work of seabird biologists. Cornell Lab of Ornithology producer David O. Browns pays a visit to the restored colony, the world’s first.
Photographer Chris Linder and Cornell Lab science editor Hugh Powell talk about life on an Adelie Penguin colony—the sights, sounds, and even the smells they encountered while collecting material for Linder’s new book “Science on Ice.” And the penguins are not to be missed!
The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance has awarded its first small grant to Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) as part of an initiative to catalyze community-based mangrove conservation in the Insular Caribbean. The Mangroves of Laguna de Oviedo site project is up and running, and aims to improve the conservation of mangrove ecosystems in […]