GBIF looks like an acronym that could be scribbled on the inside cover of a schoolgirl’s notebook, representing an expression of earnest affection – some variant of BFF. In fact, it represents a more serious idea: A place to collect data from observations of living
Fundamentalist Christian media presence Cindy Jacobs has a theory that attempts to explain recent reports of massive bird deaths: There are actually some patterns you can see where a nation will make a decision that is contrary to the principles of God, and after that
Whenever you buy one of our sweatshop-free liberal t-shirts, we donate a dollar to an organization carrying out liberal activities for the greater good. Most of the time, we donate to a liberal policy organization, but for this go-around we’re donating to Tri-State Bird Rescue
Climate change is happening, and the animals have been adapting to it for some time now. Isn’t it time that human beings joined them?
If the Obama Administration won’t act to protect emperiled wildlife like the ashy storm petrel, then we must. By reducing the amount of petroleum products we use, we can reduce toxic air pollution, slow down global warming, bolster the economy, and give the ashy storm petrel a hand as well.
A trip two weeks ago to Central New York presented a fine opportunity to drop in on the Montezuma Audubon Center just north of Savannah, which is itself just north of the Thruway and Cayuga Lake on Route 89. Here’s a glimpse of the center’s
If the UN wants events like World Migratory Bird Day to have more significance, the people responsible for these UN events will have to learn to migrate more themselves.
The Audubon study confirms both that significant climate change is taking place, and that it will have a significant negative impact on biodiversity.
Ebird is a citizen science project that shows us a more subtle flow of movement in nature, silent like the owl itself, and allows us to add our observations into the mix.
Let’s hope that the human downturn this year clears out enough conventional wisdom to make way for ideas about how we can change our lives so that we are enriched by the living wealth of our planet without leaving it spent.
Central New York is not Manhattan, some coddling wonderland filled with prepackaged amusements advertised by convenient and brilliant signage. It is a place of subtle beauty hidden behind marshes and drumlins. Attractions are separated not only by great and small lakes but also by miles