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2013-11-28 23:01:00

Naturalist Journeys' program Caligo Ventures puts ecotourism principles out front and center on their holiday (New Year’s) Trinidad and Tobago Birding and Nature Tour, based at the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre; participants join locals to run the island’s long-standing Christmas Bird Count Dec. 30, 2013. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Caligo Ventures, a program of Naturalist Journeys, offers a bonus to birding and nature tour participants on this year’s New Year’s...

2011-04-13 16:23:00

"It is time to put politics aside and do the right thing for the Gulf" NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the BP oil disaster began in the Gulf of Mexico, Audubon experts report that oil can still be found in gulf marshes and beaches that provide critical habitat for at-risk birds. Recent trips through Louisiana's Barataria Bay revealed tar balls on beaches and oil oozing through marsh grasses, a discouraging sight as the breeding season begins for dozens...

2010-12-06 08:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society's 111th Annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), which will take place Dec. 14, through Jan. 5. "Bird enthusiasts, armed with binoculars, bird guides and checklists, will head out on an annual mission - often before dawn - to make a difference and to experience the beauty of...

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2009-02-10 13:50:00

Many birds in North America are moving further north and inland during the winter, providing further evidence of global warming's affect on natural systems, the Audubon Society said Tuesday. Nearly 60 percent of the 305 species found in North America have shifted their ranges northward by an average of 35 miles, according to the report. Audubon scientists analyzed information from 40 years of Christmas Bird Count data to conclude that global warming is having a serious impact on natural...


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