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Coffee Beans Are Good for Birds, Fancy Brew or Not - The New York ... - New York Times


New York Times
Birds are not as picky about their coffee as people are. Although coffee snobs prefer arabica beans to robusta, a new study in India found that growing coffee does not interfere with biodiversity — no matter which bean the farmer chooses. In the ...
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Mapping the 'Conflict Zones' Between Sprawl and Biodiversity - CityLab


CityLab
By 2030, the world is expected to add another billion people or so, bringing the total population to roughly 8.5 billion. And with humans becoming increasingly urban, sprawl will only get worse, taking up precious space that wild birds, mammals, plants ...

Biodiversity Is Life's Safety Net - The Atlantic


The Atlantic
In his book The Diversity of Life (1992), he described biodiversity as an assemblage that “has eaten the storms—folded them into its genes—and created the world that created us. It holds the world steady.” We tend to think of biodiversity as a ...

Amazing World of Birds: Extinction in Birds

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Notes on recently extinct birds including the dodos, Hawaiian Drepanididae, Passenger Pigeon, Great Auk, and others.

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Offers interesting bird facts and information about their migration, anatomy, identification, and classification.

Amazing World of Birds: Bird Sounds
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Discusses the anatomy behind bird vocalization and the nature of bird calls and songs.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Birds, Birds, Birds
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Protects and enhances the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States. Includes laws, educational materials, migration management, and recreational information.

Birds of the World
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List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU lists. Includes scientific names and publication details.

Birds of the World
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Lists of all species with scientific and English names, subdivided by Family. Choice of list based on the Clements or the Sibley and Monroe classification schemes.

Handbook of the Birds of the World
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Information about the book series that will illustrate and deal in detail with all the species of birds in the world. Tables of contents, sample pages, and publication schedule.

Endangered & Threatened Birds of the World
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Portal to photo discussion pages by Don Roberson. Focuses on several rare species.

Amazing World of Annelids
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Introduction to the Annelida, a medium sized phylum of more than 9,000 species of worms.

All About Birds
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General information source about birds. Includes fun facts, bird jokes, common questions, and other resources.

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Article discussing monogamous birds and those that change partner, and why such divorces occur. [PDF]