Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

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Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun. For example, a government might refuse to protect - or even willfully destroy - its own natural treasure, as when, in the 1990s, Saddam Hussein's regime drained the wetlands that were home to the persecuted Marsh Arabs.

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Enjoy Innovative Electronic Music = Help Endangered Birds

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However, even if songs of the avian kind are more your musical thing, you will still find them in ten innovative, unique tracks that pay homage to endangered birds from Mexico, Nicaragua, Cuba, and seven other countries. Do you want to help endangered birds?

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Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

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Based on population estimates and migration routes, yes, millions, and for some species, many millions! A stop at the one area of mature lowland rainforest next to the road to the boat “docks” at La Pavona was replete with a fine mix of resident rainforest species and migrants.

Check out Birding Experiences in Costa Rica

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Promote bird protection and conservation. Actively birding in Costa Rica as well as Nicaragua and Panama as well as the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.

The First Bird Tracking Station Is Up and Running in Costa Rica

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Our big month of bird movements in Costa Rica, the 10th month of the year, is when most of the swallows, Scarlet Tanagers , thrushes, and other species on the South American express push through. How do they compete with resident species? The first concern is the most important, the vital knowledge, because we can’t protect and preserve populations of migratory bird species if we don’t know where they stop to rest and refuel. Bird migration!

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Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds By David • March 12, 2011 • 8 comments Tweet Share There I was (I’ve been reading Thurber) on board a boat off Baja California, reveling in cormorants (three species!), Share Your Thoughts « What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

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The Top 25 Target Birds to Look for in Costa Rica

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It would be uber cool to lay eyes on a rare lifer, on species that only seem to live on the pages of a field guide but isn’t that somewhat discriminatory? And why spend time only looking for one or two species when those hours could be used to put binos focused on a few dozen? While waiting for that big weird cotinga species to appear, other birds will also come into view because when birding quality habitat, there’s plenty to see!

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What is the National Bird of Honduras?

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Fortunately, there are some people working to protect the Scarlet Macaws of Honduras. Lafeber Conservation and Wildlife has Project Tomás – Parrots, People and Peace in Honduras , which seeks to “establish and maintain an international biological research and conservation center in Mabita, La Mosquitia, Honduras so as to conserve sustainable mixed species communities.&# The location is one of the few left in the country that sustains a population of La Guara Roja.

The Amazing Exploding Dove Meets Montana

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“Invasive&# is an ugly word, and ugly consequences have come from many of the explosive range expansions we’re most familiar with, whether of exotic species or even of native species with their normal restraints removed. Especially of all the species that had been introduced to the US. What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

Birding in Costa Rica, Birding in Guatemala

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In addition to Spanish, several other languages continue to be spoken, the pines and cypress trees of the Guatemalan highlands only occur as introduced species once you travel south of Nicaragua, and dozens of bird species that occur in Costa Rica and Panama don’t even make it to Nicaragua. In Guatemala, frequent speed bumps made for slow drives, and access was limited to large private farms and one or two protected areas.