A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has scientists scrambling to find a cause. Freshwater mussels clean water and provide habitat to countless other species. (Image credit: Nathan Rott/NPR)
via Nature’s ‘Brita Filter’ Is Dying and Nobody Knows Why — Science : NPR
An ingenious marketing campaign that pairs human population growth and wildlife extinction!
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The March edition of News On The Wing is chock full of interesting and important information, collected from social media over the last month. Articles reflect wildlife and conservation issues affecting species and ecosystems around the world.
Some issues are hard and troubling while some, like the following from Twitter’s @scamperspets share an important message in a very endearing way.
“I think this little poem about one of our most fabulous native animals says everything needed about why the humble #hedgehog needs all of our love and care.”
So head on over to News On The Wing
now and enjoy what we’ve gathered together for this month’s edition!
We’ve collected some of the best tweets and articles from around the globe for the new year’s edition of News on the Wing.
Click here to read about endangered birds, new conservation efforts, the decline of a Mexico City amphibian cultural icon, and how your old Christmas tree can provide winter shelter and a feeding area for backyard birds.
Our first game for 2019 is an Endangered Parrots word search submitted by regular contributor Tiellover.
Grab your pencil, head on over to the Feather Fun page and enjoy some down time with this entertaining yet informative word game.