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The natural rate of bird extinction is one bird per century. In the last thirty years alone, 21 bird species have become extinct. At present, 192 are classified as Critically Endangered. On the very edge of extinction. Without immediate action, many will not be here in ten years’ time.
Originally posted by wonderworld
reply to post by weedwhacker
Do you deny millions of birds in Russia or thousands in Sweden and Norway
Originally posted by Udontknowme
It's like the canary in the coal mine. When the canary dies, it's time to get out.
Umm, what kind of oil spill produces black pebble like objects?
[edit on 9-8-2009 by Udontknowme]
'After we dispose of the 6,000 hogs, which were positive for the ebola Reston virus in Pandi, we will start inspecting other farms not only in Bulacan but also in nearby provinces,' he said.
Test results are due to be released today which it is hoped will identify what is causing the deaths of dogs and sea life on the Auckland region';s beaches.
Two dogs have died others have become ill after walking on mostly North Shore beaches, but birds and fish have washed up dead on beaches as far north as Omaha.
Authorities are warning people to keep pets and children away from beaches and to keep out of contact with the sea until authorities can work out what is causing the problem. Toxic algae is one suggestion.