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Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:51 am

This article is actually about pigeons which are a naturalized species BUT it demonstrates how geographical habitats can make two different populations separated by as little as 50 miles! Soooo interesting!

Article on first link and study on second:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/23/scie ... -york.html

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/ful ... /eva.12972
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
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Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:31 am

11 Month old report on how human society (and 1 billion species) is in danger from destroying natural balance in nature:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... -un-report

Report on how more green spaces mean less human deaths:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/more ... -242789930

Report on how, as cities grown, so should green spaces:

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilde ... 4-40378997
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri May 01, 2020 10:20 am

Satellite data shows Amazonia too dry and prone to fires:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/04/satel ... f-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon May 04, 2020 9:41 am

Microplastics litter the entire planet - from Everest to the deepest parts of the oceans:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/micr ... -242789930


Amazonia, is it the cradle of the next pandemic?

https://www.zmescience.com/science/amaz ... mic-05254/


15 Million people at risk from climate change floodings:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... g-by-2030/


Birds in Amazon forest fragments - summary of 40 years of research (BEAUTIFUL pictures!)

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/04/birds ... -research/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed May 06, 2020 9:02 am

1/3 of Earth population could be living in Saharan temperatures in only 50 years:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/science ... i-BB13D4wZ
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Thu May 07, 2020 9:22 am

Scientists warn against 'promiscuous treatment of nature'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/pr ... pandemics-–-scientists/ar-BB13IrXt
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri May 08, 2020 11:32 am

Hydroelectric dam causes severe erosion which, in turn, caused a sinkhole that damaged oil pipes which ended up spilling! Scientists warned them this could happen but government did not listen (sounds familiar?)

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/massi ... f-77230706


Brazil government fires officials who curbed deforestation in Amazonia (sounds familiar?):

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/brazi ... f-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat May 09, 2020 9:27 am

Everything you need to know about the Amazon rainforest:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/every ... f-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon May 11, 2020 9:06 am

Jane Goodall: Covid19 is a a product of our unhealthy relationship with animals and the environment

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/jane- ... f-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed May 13, 2020 8:10 am

Underground ecosystems affected by human pollution:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/unde ... -242789930


Sea level could rise up to 1.3 m by 2100 from climate change:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/sea- ... -242789930
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17037
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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