13 May '11, 6am

Migrants under threat: On their epic journeys, often spanning thousands of kilometres, migratory birds cross man...

Migrants under threat: On their epic journeys, often spanning thousands of kilometres, migratory birds cross man...

“Land-use change poses an immediate and increasing threat to the world’s migratory birds. Habitats vital to these species on their incredible journeys are being destroyed or degraded at an alarming rate and the bird’s-eye view is becoming bleaker. The BirdLife Partnership, with over 110 conservation organisations along the world’s flyways, is working across borders to help stem this tide and achieve the effective joined-up conservation needed to make a difference for these inspiring birds”, said Dr. Marco Lambertini, BirdLife International’s Chief Executive .

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/05/migrants-under-...

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CoalCares responds to Peabody legal threat:

grist.org 13 May '11, 8pm

Dear Andrew Baum, Foley Lardner LLP, and Peabody Energy, Thank you for your thoughtful letter demanding that we remove Pea...