Impact of littering on Birds

One small piece of litter may not seem like much, but even minor amounts of litter can be devastating to birds in a number of ways. Understanding how litter hurts birds can lead to more responsible trash disposal and other measures to keep the environment clean and suitable for birds and other wildlife.

Read more: http://birding.about.com/od/birdconservation/a/How-Litter-Hurts-Birds.htm

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Bird Friendly Coffee

Via Yard Map: http://content.yardmap.org/

Enjoy coffee? Consider Ethiopian shade grown coffee for your next cup. Highest relative bird biodiversity is found on plantations there: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150204-ethiopia-shade-coffee-bird-friendly-environment-ngfood-science/

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150204-ethiopia-shade-coffee-bird-friendly-environment-ngfood-science/

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Seems like shade ccoffee isn’t always shade coffee. ..

Here is a more extended article about birds and the Ethopian coffee.One line I like most out of the article:

“The birds that are found in the forest understory are also the birds that potentially benefit the farmers by consuming insects,” allowing farmers to avoid the costs and hazards of pesticide use…”

Read more:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150205082924.htm

Bird friendly Ethopian coffee

Via Yard Map: http://content.yardmap.org/

Enjoy coffee? Consider Ethiopian shade grown coffee for your next cup. Highest relative bird biodiversity is found on plantations there: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150204-ethiopia-shade-coffee-bird-friendly-environment-ngfood-science/

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150204-ethiopia-shade-coffee-bird-friendly-environment-ngfood-science/

coffee-bird-ethiopia-01_88322_990x742

Here is a more extended article about birds and the Ethopian coffee.One line I like most out of the article:

“The birds that are found in the forest understory are also the birds that potentially benefit the farmers by consuming insects,” allowing farmers to avoid the costs and hazards of pesticide use…”

Read more:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150205082924.htm