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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Seed Eaters

Typically, seedeaters are small birds with conical beaks. These birds eat seed and grain and are often known either as Old World or New World Seedeaters. Seedeaters’ beaks are strong adapted to open the most difficult seeds. There is a ...

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Bird Interactions

Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme “Bird Interaction”, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of birds of ...

Education

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: October

Birds are admired for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds ...

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Birds in Flight

Bird flight is the primary mode of movement used by many bird species in which birds take off and fly. It is one of the most complex forms of locomotion in the animal kingdom. For birds that fly, flight assist ...

Science & Exploration

What Are Ecosystem Services, and How Do They Help Our Planet?

Protecting diverse ecosystems and the natural benefits that they provide is essential to the future of life on our planet and the well-being of humanity. Those services, which are often called ecosystem services, include providing resources such as food and ...

Science & Exploration

The Global Impacts of Habitat Destruction

Despite the habitat loss that has occurred globally to date, there is still hope. Studies reveal that by protecting 50 percent of the land and ocean around the world, plant and animal species could thrive.

Science & Exploration

Costa Rica calls for a Global Coalition of Champions to Protect Nature

President Alvarado proposes plan to protect 30% of the planet by 2030 New York, NY, September 23, 2019—Today, on the eve of the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Summit, President Carlos Alvarado Quesada of Costa Rica, called for the formation of a ...