Tag: forest

U.S. Forest Service Moving to Roll Back Environmental Review and Public Input

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The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) ensures there is public review of projects that impact birds, other wildlife, and the places they need. The law requires federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service take a hard look at the environmental consequences of their actions, base their decisions on accurate scientific data, and give the […]

The Future of a Billion North American Birds Depends on Canada

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A living sea of a billion or more birds swept north through the U.S. to Canada and Alaska this spring. Warblers, vireos, sparrows, shorebirds, ducks, hawks—they have since built nests and are now busily feeding nestlings on their extraordinary breeding grounds: the vast green swath of northern forest known as the Boreal Forest, North America’s […]

Little Pangolin Who Got Lost Almost Ended Up On A Dinner Plate

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Now, a palm oil player in Thailand found an unpredicted guest on top of a palm tree &mdash a pangolin curled in a C-formed ball. &ldquoThe player was surprised to locate him in the farm, far from the natural forest,&rdquo Tom Taylor, assistant director of Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT), a company that rescues wild […]