Habitat danger for Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher

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. […]

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Science on Ice – Images from Antarctica

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!

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Small Grants, Big Conservation For Mangroves

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 […]

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