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HCN: Study finds wildfire caused massive bird die-off

High Country News: Study finds wildfire caused massive bird die-off Research using crowdsourced data found a correlation with the birds’ deaths, nearby fires and toxic air. Joshua Rapp Learn This story originally appeared in Eos and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. After an abnormally large […]

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Please feed the birds: ‘Ecological Disaster on Massive Scale’: Hundreds of Thousands of Dead Migratory Birds in Southwest Linked to Wildfires, Climate Crisis

“Do not forget that the ashes falling from the sky are all that remains of the pine and grass and thistle and bear and coyote and deer and mouse that could not escape.” Sadee Fires have misplaced many birds in our area as well. Please consider feeding and watering the passing birds. Sonoma County is

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Opinion | Three Billion Canaries in the Coal Mine –

Neonicotinoids are used heavily in Napa and Sonoma vineyards. See graph below for concentrations.  “We banned the use of persistent organochlorine chemical pesticides – which stopped the eggshell-thinning that caused birds of prey to go almost extinct in the 1970s – but followed that act by creating, and then thankfully banning, even more poisonous pesticides

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Happy Thanksgiving Mother Nature: Nature Spotlight: Help Birds this winter

The Endangered Species Act is under attack by the current administration to support rich corporations who want to pollute with abandon. Birds and other species are lurching towards extinction. Want to help them and enjoy their gifts and layers of joy they bring to our lives? Make some homemade suet. Audubon Society: Make Your Own

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“Birds for the booms”

The “green deserts” keep taking their toll…….nothing lives but the vines. COMMENTS FROM THE ARTICLE: Shepherd Bliss Birds are far more important to nature’s balance than the invasive wine grape. “Silent Spring” was the book by scientist Rachel Carson, l962, who initiated the modern environmental movement. It was about the tragic loss of birds. Sonoma

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