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It's not about which country you're from, it's about what planet we're from. Join millions all over the world for ‪#‎EarthHour‬ 2015, happening on March 28th at 8.30pm, wherever you are! Get real-time updates here → www.earthhour.org/live
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Among the Asian Tigers — the economically emergent nations of the Pacific Rim — Taiwan has been a strong contender in engineering, computer science, materials and condensed matter physics.

Taiwan is also scaling up its efforts in climate sciences with the country's first petabyte-scale database for assessing conditions related to atmosphere, hydrology, ocean currents and tectonics.

In the biological sciences, Taiwan is creating major new research facilities. Last year, the government built a new marine biology and ecology research centre on Dongsha Island — a tiny coral atoll 450 kilometres southwest of the main island of Taiwan. With a focus on environmental protection and sustainable development, the new centre boasts wave- and water-quality monitoring devices, marine biology laboratories and research vessels.
Even Asia-Pacific's smaller players [mdash] notably Singapore, Taiwan and New Zealand [mdash] work to improve their scientific and technical capabilities, while several tiny nations in the region are beginning to shine.
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Birder James Currie almost missed his first-born’s birth while pursuing a rare bird in South Africa.
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From Norway to Mali - Tracking Temminck’s stints with geolocators. Read the author´s own story.

You can also read the full paper for free:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jav.00653/full
#ornithology #OpenAccess  
For a long time, I’ve been fascinated by the variation in breeding systems, morphology, habitats and other general lifestyles of waders. When I first learnt about light-level geolocation as a technique for tracking the non-breeding movements...
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"Leading #bird  and nature organizations in Canada and the United States have kicked off a campaign aimed at educating governments, industry, and the public on the need to set aside at least half of North America’s boreal forest from industrial development.

The Boreal Songbird Initiative and Ducks Unlimited are spearheading the effort, called Boreal Birds Need Half."
Leading bird and nature organizations in Canada and the United States have kicked off a campaign aimed at educating governments, industry, and … Read More
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"Banders in southern Israel, for example, reported that gulls and herons took wing just before a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck in 1995, while a Marbled Godwit wearing a satellite transmitter flew from Baja California to Texas and back, apparently to avoid Hurricane John in 2006."
Birds’ abilities to sense approaching storms and imminent earthquakes are not understood well, but it’s clear they’re better than our … Read More
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#EarthHour 2015 has officially begun, and Samoa is the first country to celebrate!
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The Birds begun at Four o'clock —
Their period for Dawn —
A Music numerous as space —
But neighboring as Noon —

I could not count their Force —
Their Voices did expend
As Brook by Brook bestows itself
To multiply the Pond.
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RSPB's Big Garden Bird Watch confirms many species still declining, particularly house sparrow and starling
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Sorry to hear.  Come over to America and get some starlings and bring them back.  We have so many here they are taking over.  House sparrows are numerous as well.
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"the island of Cyprus.

The numbers are staggering: More than 2 million #birds  were killed in autumn 2014, and over a full year, 2.5 million birds are estimated to have died after being trapped in mist nests and on sticky lime sticks. Nearly half of last fall’s toll — 900,000 birds — died on a single British military base on the island, according to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. BirdLife #Cypress  says that since 2002, 152 species have been found trapped, including 78 #threatened  species."
Writing of his beloved western forests, the great conservationist John Muir once wrote, “God has cared for these trees, saved … Read More
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"About half of the raptors wintered on rivers, 30 percent stayed near coasts, and approximately 20 percent preferred lakes. Females stayed in their wintering areas for about two weeks longer than males. Individual Osprey returned to the same area each year."
Osprey experts writing in the Journal of Raptor Research have revealed details of the bird’s winter habitat, described new winter … Read More
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San José has become the fourth, and largest, city in California to enact bird-friendly building guidelines!
We’ve learned that San José has become the fourth, and largest, city in California to enact bird-friendly building guidelines based … Read More
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Interested in birds, conservation, and science communication! I study habitat fragmentation impacts on extinction, factoring in animal movement.

"In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught."
 - Baba Dioum

"I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment... and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn."
 - Henry David Thoreau

"Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books."
 - John Dingell
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  • University of Konstanz
    Postdoctoral Researcher, 2014 - present
  • Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
    Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012 - 2014
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First photos taken of entire Amur tiger family - GrindTV.com
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The images confirm that male Amur tigers do participate in family life, at least occasionally, Wildlife Conservation Society announces.