Bird Conservation Group Releases List of Critical Sites Most at Risk from Gulf Oil Spill Demands Re-Assessment of Ecological Impacts of U.S. Energy Policy

April 30, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210   * ABC has several recognized experts on the potential impacts of the oil spill who are available for interviews. Included among those experts is Dr. Michael Fry who is Chairman of the Federal Minerals Management Service (MMS) Environmental Studies Advisory Committee. MMS regulates and manages the development … Read More>>

Bright Spots Evident Despite New Study Revealing Discouraging Loss of Global Biodiversity

April 29, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210   Dusky Starfrontlet is an AZE species that is being protected in a reserve created by ABC and it's Colombian partner ProAves. Photo: © Fundación ProAves (Washington, D.C., April 29, 2010) An article published today in the journal Science cites continued losses of biological diversity worldwide, despite targets … Read More>>

Reports of Rabid Cat Attacks Highlight the Severe Public Health Consequences of Feral Cat Colonies

April 27, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: Robert Johns, 202-234-7181 ext.210 Feral cats pose a danger to humans and wildlife population. Photo: © Freeweb.com (Washington, D.C., April 27, 2010) The Orlando Sentinel newspaper and other Florida media are reporting two incidents of rabid feral cats attacking humans. WFTV in Orlando, Florida describes both attacks as unprovoked. In a … Read More>>

Wading Bird Nesting Population in South Florida Up Significantly

April 16, 2010

For Immediate Release Contact: , 202-234-7181 ext.210   Roseate Spoonbill. Photo: ClipArt.com (Washington, D.C., April 16, 2010) According to a report from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), which includes Everglades National Park, the number of nests of wading birds, such as herons and egrets, in the district are estimated to have more than … Read More>>

$16.9 Million to Help Restore Seabird Species in California Injured byMysterious Oil Spills

April 12, 2010

Projects will Address Lingering Impacts from Ship that Sank 57 Years Ago   Brown Pelican. Photo: © Alan Wilson (Washington, D.C. , April 12, 2010) State of California and federal trustees were awarded $16.9 million for seven projects to address harm to birds from an oil leak that has killed more than 50,000 California seabirds … Read More>>

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