Category Archives: Environment

Climate Change effect birds

Every person can do little things to help to slow down Climate Change.There is enough information circling around how to do it!! It’s just getting the lazy minds to work and to train to do do things a little different that causes the problem.

Like for example:

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/climatechange/whatucando.htm

Stop Bird Hunting and Trading:

https://m.facebook.com/StopBirdHuntingAndTrading

Birds suffer from climate change effects in every part of the globe. Scientists have found declines of up to 90 per cent in some bird populations, as well as total and unprecedented reproductive failure in others. Specific groups of birds are at high risk from climate change: migratory, mountain, island, wetland, Arctic, Antarctic and seabirds.

While bird species that can move easily to new habitat are expected to continue to do well, bird species that thrive only in a narrow environmental range are expected to decline, and to be outnumbered by invasive species. source: WWF

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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/

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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

Cellphone Tower radiation on birds.

Hardly anyone in the bird world seems to talk about the dangers and effects  of microwaves on birds and that past studies who have been done on this topic have shown that they indeed seem to add to a decline of birds.
However it might well be that mobile phones and wifi have become so convenient and unrepeplacable in modern people’s lives, that people never question if they are safe for their health and the natural world or not and believe blindly that they are safe, which a industry who makes several $ Trillion per year is telling them.
And for the industry itself it seems that money is more important than the future of their own children and life on earth.
I have posted a link to an article of past studies that  Cellphone towers damage the biological System of Birds, below.

“The review of existing literature shows that the EMRs are interfering with the biological systems in more ways than one and there had already been some warning bells sounded in the case on bees and birds, which probably heralds the seriousness of this issue and indicates the vulnerability of other species as well,” the study found.

In September of 2010, the ministry established a 10-member committee under Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) with director Asad Rahmani to study the impact of cellphone towers on birds and bees. The group of experts reviewed 919 studies performed in India and abroad regarding the effects of cellphone towers on birds, insects, animals, wildlife, and humans.

What the group found was quite startling.

Electromagnetic Radiation may Play a Role in the Decline of Animal and Insect Populations

Of the 919 studies, a staggering 593 showed the negative impact of mobile towers on birds, bees, humans, wildlife and plants. The experts even cited an international study that pinpointed cellphone towers as a potential cause in the decline of animal populations. They went on to say that there was an urgent need to focus more scientific attention on the subject before it was too late.

In addition to calling for a law protecting urban flora and fauna from emerging threats of electromagnetic radiation, the experts are also suggesting bold signs and messages on the dangers of cell phone tower and radiation to be posted near the position of cellphone towers.

“To prevent overlapping high radiations fields, new towers should not be permitted within a radius of one kilometre of existing towers. If new towers must be built, construct them to be above 80 feet and below 199 feet … to avoid the requirement for aviation safety lighting,” it said.

The negative effects of EMR on life is something that has been ignored by health officials and legislators for years. As cellphone subscriptions outnumber the total number of US citizens, more and more mobile phone towers are popping up around the globe. As the experts cautioned, it is extremely pertinent that further independent research is conducted to highlight the dangers of EMR”

Cellphone Towers EMR Damaging Biological Systems of Birds, Insects, Humans

In addition here is a over 2 hour interview with Microwave Weapons Expert Dr Barrie Trower who was also a former cold-war captured spy debriefer for the UK Intelligence Services. Mr Trower is a conscionable whistle-blower who lectures around the world on hidden dangers from microwave weapons and every-day microwave technologies such as mobile-phones and Wi-Fi. Mr Trower has also repeatedly assisted the UK Police Federation in their struggle to protect police officers from Tetra/Air-Band radio-communications systems that areharmful to health.

(Please sit through the full length of the interview as he not only talks about the effects on humans but also on nature.
You will find details of his website on which he has published many documents which proof what he say for free during the clip.)

And and  video clip which I selected from the many which I had watched, who sums up simple ways to reduce your exposure to wireless radiation and a link with a bit more additional information in writing.

http://www.naturalhealth365.com/wireless-technology-microwave-radiation-brain-damage-1243.html

I died today

I died today.
I was found by a kind, sweet woman who does wildlife rescue.
I was so sick, I could barely open my eyes.
She took me inside, cradling me in her warm arms, and made me warm and comfortable.
I opened my eyes and looked at her and thanked her for making my last few minutes as comfortable as possible.
But i was too sick to keep fighting anymore.
I had eaten a mouse that was poisoned, and it made me very sick.
I closed my yellow eyes for the last time and went somewhere else.
Please, all I ask is never use poison to kill the mice.
Poison kills owls, like me.
All I wanted was a mouse for dinner.
I died today….

“Stop the use of poison for rats or mice. Live traps are the best to use. Catch and release.
Please.
Save a precious life today, because all life is precious.”

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It is a heart breaking story isn’t it?
I think everyone who lives in a modern town or city or a modern farm has come accross a mouse or rat problem at some point in their life.
A cat is no good, because it is a non native predator (only native to parts of greece and the middle east) and being far too destructive towards nature as one of the most skilled hunters (it will kill anything-bird chicks in nests are preferred) and endangers the health of its keeper/s, other cats, sea mammals, all other wildlife, dogs and other people who can come in contact in some way or another with her feces. (Because a cat is the only animal which transfers the Occyst of the Taxoplasmosis Gondii parasite -of which we have just begun to grasp the dimensions of infected humans and sea life (which has begun to die due the parasite which gets washed into the ground water with the rain where it reaches the oceans.And free roaming and feral cats on beaches do the rest.) So a cat is a no, no- plus the majority of cats is utterly useless to hunt rats, not to mention that the wildlife price we pay is too high, as mentioned above and which can be researcherd.

Life cage traps for rats, such as sold by a company called ‘Trap man’ are very effective (I have used them myself at a location once and caught a rat every single day for a period of several month.I have to mention that the same area was not only infested with rats but also infested with 17 free roaming cats who’d rather opened the garbage bags or went after birds. )
My neighbor then killed them for me and recycled them in the woods as food for the foxes and badgers. (The trap was always dripping wet and clean when he brought it back. ..)
And for mice who came in the house or settled their home with the rats  in the shed and in the garage I used a good old snap trap and left them in a corner in the garden where foxes or badgers picked them up over night.

Rubbish

Assume that we came out of the water like in this picture – we are using our waters as a dump place for our rubbish, killing sea birds and other sea animals and plants in this process….

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That is not correct.

Water is life…We consist of up to 60-65% of water and need to drink water in order to survive. The average person can survive 3 days without water before they die as every single cell in the body needs it to keep functioning. I have heared kids saying that they don’t like to drink water- well, the main ingredient of any fizzy drink or juice ‘is’ water…. The water we get comes from two places – from the water in lakes or rivers (surface water), or from water that comes from wells (groundwater). Many people who live in large cities or towns get their drinking water from lakes or rivers.

Nearly every creature on earth depends on water.. Therefore it should be holy to us.If I go into further detail it seems that water has a consciousness as it responds to the words and thoughts that we use (Dr Masaru Emotions and his watercrystalls:

 

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PDW9Lqj8hmc )

 

 

We as humans need water to grow our plants and farm animals that we eat but we also eat sea animals…If we throw our rubbish into the oceans it will come back to us via the sea animals that we eat – nice isn’t it?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/12/250438904/how-plastic-in-the-ocean-is-contaminating-your-seafood

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So why the devil are we polluting our life essential water?

  When I was young my parents taught me how to use a rubbish bin.They taught me how one looked like and to put what is not needed any longer in there.When we went out we carried our rubbish with us back home in a bag if needed or until we found a bin to put it in.Wherever we went and stayed we made sure not to leave any rubbish behind.It is not polite when visiting friends or relatives and to leave your rubbush there…This planet is ‘your’ only home, so why do you pollute it on purpose by leaving your rubbish in nature wherever you go ? 

 

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