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Urgent Need for Conservation of Avifauna and Wildlife Species Across the Globe Urgent Need for Conservation of Avifauna and Wildlife Species Across the Globe

January 20, 2015 by  

Conservation is a long term investment for any locality, region or nation for a better and prosperous tomorrow by building on from the experiences of the past and the premium strengths of the present. Through conservation of different endangered avifauna and wildlife species and our environment, we are able to rediscover ourselves and the hidden strengths... [Read more]

Swifts – Living on the Wing Swifts – Living on the Wing

January 18, 2015 by  

With their forked tails and scythe-shaped wings, swifts herald the arrival of spring in Europe and are seen as the bringers of rain in parts of Africa where they spend their winters. These amazing birds spend almost their entire lives in flight, so much so that their legs are small and too weak to support them for long when perching, explaining why... [Read more]

Climate Change: Impending dangers, debates, conflicts and negative impacts on global avifauna Climate Change: Impending dangers, debates, conflicts and negative impacts on global avifauna

January 13, 2015 by  

The recent (November, 2014) climate change goals announced by two major global economies (US and China) for reducing 28% emissions by 2025 and 2030 by US and China respectively appear on the surface to be exciting news. However, the real consequences down the decades are doubtful. How far this will really make any significant difference to global climate... [Read more]

The Sunderbans: A fragile ecosystem with vulnerable avifauna The Sunderbans: A fragile ecosystem with vulnerable avifauna

January 7, 2015 by  

The Sunderbans, represents a sensitive ecological region that is split across the international boundary of India and Bangladesh in South Asia and represents an unique ecosystem unparallel to anywhere else in the world due to its spectacular mangrove forest and amazing biodiversity. Home to a wide variety of highly endangered flora and fauna the region... [Read more]

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Introducing Greenland’s Arctic Tern Introducing Greenland’s Arctic Tern

January 2, 2015 by  

In Greenland we find 235 different species of birds. Some of the most common species are the sea eagles, Arctic fulmars, black guillemots, eiders, ptarmigans and of course the Arctic terns. Meet the Arctic Tern in Its Natural Habitat: Kitsissunnguit The Arctic tern lives near the ocean or at the brim of lakes, and is found in great numbers in the archipelago... [Read more]

Fascinating Facts about Rhinoceros Hornbills Fascinating Facts about Rhinoceros Hornbills

November 4, 2014 by  

The rhinoceros hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros) is a most unusual looking bird found primarily in the rain forests of Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Singapore, the Malay Peninsula and southern Thailand. Its large yellow-orange hornlike casque, curving upward from between its eyes as an extension of its beak, makes it immediately clear why this species of hornbill... [Read more]

Pet Bird Species: Lovebirds Pet Bird Species: Lovebirds

October 7, 2014 by  

Active, curious and playful, lovebirds are very entertaining and often recommended as pets. Measuring only 15 cm in length on average, lovebirds are among the smallest of parrots, but are big in personality and have many of the traits of larger species. They thrive on social interaction and can put on quite a show for their human caretakers with very... [Read more]

Drone Technology Provides Instant Benefits Drone Technology Provides Instant Benefits

September 18, 2014 by  

Unmanned Arial Vehicle technology has already made a splash in the front pages, often for projects that are years away from fruition – think Amazon and their mooted drone delivery service. However, one way that it can have an immediate and tangible benefit is with the monitoring of nesting bird species, and the promotion of areas that would be of... [Read more]