New York has awarded two contracts for large offshore wind farms, with more anticipated. Researchers are surveying whales in the area to craft strategies to mitigate dangers to them and their habitat.(Image credit: David ‘Dee’ Delgado/WCS/Ocean Giants/Image taken under NMFS MMPA/ESA Permit no. 18786-04)
via Offshore Wind May Help The Planet — But Will It Hurt Whales? — News : NPR
Sherri’s October Feathered Frenzy article finds her pondering how everyone – humans, companion birds and wildlife, acknowledge and react to the changing seasons.
She notes that like people, both Zack and Bubbles recognize the changing seasons, with Zack paying particular attention to his parronts’ changing eating habits, clothing choices and house decorations as Fall’s approaches.
Understanding how our companion birds react to seasonal changes occurring around them helps us parronts appreciate our feathered kids’ intelligence, keen senses and intuitive nature.
Click here to read Sherri’s full article.
Highlights from this month’s issue of News On The Wing include:
- #CITESCoP18 highlights
- The Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the #EndangeredSpeciesAct
- Fires in the Amazon Rainforest
- Updates & initiatives from global wildlife organizations
- Wildlife, Forests and Marine Conservation issues
Here’s a snippet of what you’ll find in this month’s edition.
Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
These images from the Audubon Photography Awards captured birds in breathtaking scenes and fascinating behaviors. Have you seen all 100? ow.ly/kt5w30p9Iay
This month’s edition of News On The Wing brings together a wide-ranging roundup of wildlife and environmental conservation and protection, gardening tips, and of course some cute animal photos. Grab a coffee, sit back, and catch up on what’s been happening in the world of wildlife and nature.
Here’s a sneak peak:
From the Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
“It was the size of my body, and it was the best thing I’ve ever done,” says biologist and wildlife host Lizzie Daly.(Image credit: Dan Abbott/Wild Ocean Week / Screenshot by NPR)
via Diver Swims Alongside A Jellyfish That’s As Big As A Human — World : NPR
What is Project 366? Read more here! Intermingled with the massive bison were these small brown birds that were mostly hiding in the tall grass and occasionally emerging and landing on the back of a bison before diving down into the grass again. These were Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater), a species commonly associated with grazing […]
via Project 366 – Post No. 099 – Brown-headed cowbird — The Birds are Calling
Our June 2019 edition of News on the Wing provides a broad ranging recap of issues, events and just plain wildlife cuteness overload found across social media over the last month.
Head on over and catch up on the wildlife and environmental issues that captured ours (and likely yours as well) attention recently.
This world we all share is beautiful and fragile. The Roost Online strives to bring you issues and stories of nature’s struggles and triumphs.
Find out what Morty, Cheeks and Sherri’s flock have been up to of late, and catch up on current wildlife and environmental issues in this month’s News On The Wing. Also, learn about blogger WildlifeKate on our new Wildlife Blog Watch page.
Happy reading everybirdie!
With all the informative wildlife blogs we happen upon almost daily, we thought we should share these excellent resources with you and introduce you to people, issues and initiatives occurring around the world on behalf of wildlife conservation and environmental protection.
To this end, we’re launching a new page – Wildlife Blog Watch, to highlight those blogs and bloggers going above and beyond to champion wildlife and the environment!
If you are a wildlife or environmental blogger or know of a blog you think we should showcase, please send a DM on Twitter @TheRoost10 with the details!