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Dance Moves Support Evidence for New Bird-of-Paradise Specie

PRESS RELEASE, Cornell Lab eNews, 30 Jun 2017; Photo by Tim Laman The Superb Bird-of-Paradise—the shape-shifting black bird of central New Guinea that woos its mate with an iridescent blue “smiley-face” dance—has an equally superb cousin in the isolated mountains of Indonesia’s Bird’s Head Peninsula in the island’s far west. Scientist Ed Scholes and photographer Tim […]

Bird Conservation Groups Win Fight Against Great Lakes Wind Project: Camp Perry Turbine Would Have Set Dangerous Precedent

Photo by Laura Erickson / Press Release from ABC and BSBO / Washington, D.C., June 29, 2017   American Bird Conservancy (Michael Hutchins, Director of ABC) and Black Swamp Bird Observatory (Kimberly Kaufman, Executive Director of BSBO) have won their campaign to stop a planned wind turbine in a major bird migration corridor close to the […]

Greek Theatre Hosts Play for Refugees After 2,100 Years

Famed ancient monument in Delos, Greece, reopens with performance raising awareness about the plight of refugees. Teo Kermeliotis Hecuba, a Refugee is performed on the Greek island of Delos [Department of antiquities of the Cyclades/Al Jazeera]  A forceful cry breaks from her lips as she spreads her arms wide open. The words come out in […]