17 Oct '11, 6pm

Old trees necessary for nesting animals

Old trees necessary for nesting animals

Primary forest best for birds in Papua New Guinea (09/26/2011) A new survey recorded 125 birds in Papua New Guinea's Waria Valley, of which an astounding 43 percent were endemic to the island. The survey, published in mongabay.com's open-access journal Tropical Conservation Science, was the first of its kind for the rainforest-studded valley and found that bird populations were most diverse and abundant in primary forests. The bird surveys were carried out in four different habitats including primary forest, primary forest edges, secondary forest edges, and agricultural landscape. Old-growth forests are irreplaceable for sustaining biodiversity (09/14/2011) Old growth rainforests should be a top conservation priority when it comes to protecting wildlife, reports a new comprehensive assessment published in the journal Nature . The research examined 138 scientific studies ac...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1017-hance_nestingtrees.html

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