23 Mar '12, 6pm

Green Blog: A Shorebird, a Crab and a Call to Action

Associated Press A red knot, center, among ruddy turnstones and sanderlings on the Delaware Bay shoreline in Middle Township, N.J. The red knot has begun its 9,300-mile migration from its wintering areas in the Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego regions of Argentina to its mating grounds in the Canadian Arctic. Like clockwork, the shorebird makes a crucial two-week stop each May in Delaware Bay; it is estimated that nearly 90 percent of the surviving Atlantic red knot population can be found there on a single May day. The bird’s annual arrival coincides with horseshoe crab spawning. Crab eggs are essential to the red knot, which consumes enough to double its body weight and gain the strength to complete the nonstop last leg of the journey north. Around 2000, it became clear to scientists that the red knot population was crashing, possibly because of accelerated commercial harv...

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A Shorebird, a Crab and a Call to Action

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Associated Press A red knot, center, among ruddy turnstones and sanderlings on the Delaware Bay shoreline in Middle Townsh...

Green Blog: A Shorebird, a Crab and a Call to A...

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Associated Press A red knot, center, among ruddy turnstones and sanderlings on the Delaware Bay shoreline in Middle Townsh...

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Red Cross, HSA call on blood donors - especially those with O blood - to step forward to donate

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straitstimes.com 22 Mar '12, 2pm

Blood donors at the launch of the Health Sciences Authority's (HSA) new blood bank on Jan 26, 2011. Named the [email protected]

A Clarion Call on the Food Supply

A Clarion Call on the Food Supply

green.blogs.nytimes.com 28 Mar '12, 12pm

Reuters A farmer took cucumbers from his field to a market in the northern Indian city of Allahabad last week. A spike in ...